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Willes, Sir John (1685-1761), judge and politician

David Frederick Lemmings

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/29443

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Willes, Sir John (1685-1761), judge and politician, was born on 28 November 1685 at Bishop's Itchington, Warwickshire, the son of John Willes (1647/8-1700), rector of Bishop's Itchington and canon of Lichfield, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Sir William Walker, mayor of Oxford. His younger brother Edward Willes (1694-1773) became ...

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