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Perceval, John, first earl of Egmont

Betty Wood

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/21911

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Perceval, John, first earl of Egmont (1683–1748), politician and diarist, was born at Burton, co. Cork, on 12 July 1683, the second son of Sir John Perceval, third baronet (d. 1686), and his wife, Catherine (d. 1692), the fourth daughter of ...

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