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West, Richard (c. 1691-1726), lord chancellor of Ireland

Nathan Wells

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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West, Richard (c. 1691-1726), lord chancellor of Ireland, was the eldest son of Richard West, a London merchant. Some sources, including O'Flanagan, suggest that he was born in 1670, but a later date is more likely, since he entered the Inner Temple in 1708 and was called to the English ...

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