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Tooke, William (1777-1863), lawyer and promoter of arts and literature

George Clement Boase and Eric Metcalfe

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/27548

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Tooke, William (1777-1863), lawyer and promoter of arts and literature, was born in St Petersburg, Russia, on 22 November 1777. He was the younger son of William Tooke (bap. 1744, d. 1820), historian of Russia and chaplain to the factory of the Russia Company at St Petersburg, and his wife, ...

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