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Walpole, Horatio [Horace], first Baron Walpole of Wolterton (1678–1757), diplomatist and politician

Philip Woodfine

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/28595

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Walpole, Horatio [Horace], first Baron Walpole of Wolterton (1678–1757), diplomatist and politician, was born at Houghton, Norfolk, on 8 December 1678, the fifth and second surviving son of Robert Walpole (1650–1700) and his wife, Mary (1654/5–1711), the daughter and heir of Sir Jeffrey Burwell...

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