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Villiers, Sir Edward (c. 1585–1626), government official and administrator

Andrew Thrush

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Villiers, Sir Edward (c. 1585–1626), government official and administrator, was the second son of Sir George Villiers and his first wife, Audrey (d. 1587), daughter and heir of William Saunders of Harrington, Northamptonshire. Villiers, Sir George (c. 1544–1606) came of a family which had been settled at ...

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