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Wentworth, Thomas, first earl of Strafford

Ronald G. Asch

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Wentworth, Thomas, first earl of Strafford (1593–1641), lord lieutenant of Ireland, was born on Good Friday, 13 April 1593, in a house in Chancery Lane, London, which belonged to his grandfather Robert Atkinson, a barrister of the Inner Temple. He was baptized on 22 April at ...

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