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Robinson, Frederick John, first Viscount Goderich and first earl of Ripon (1782–1859), prime minister

P. J. Jupp

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/23836

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Robinson, Frederick John, first Viscount Goderich and first earl of Ripon (1782–1859), prime minister, was born on 1 November 1782 at Newby Hall, Yorkshire, the second of three children of Thomas Robinson, second Baron Grantham (1738–1786), diplomatist and MP, and his wife, Lady Mary Jemima Grey Yorke (1756–1830)...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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