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Villiers, George, first duke of Buckingham (1592-1628), royal favourite

Roger Lockyer

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/28293

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Early years and rise to favour | Property, patronage, and office | International crisis and the 1621 parliament | The Spanish match and the road to war, 1623-1625 | Cadiz and Ré expeditions, 1625-1627 | 1628 parliament and assassination | Assessment

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Subjects: biography ; history

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