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Wriothesley, Thomas, fourth earl of Southampton

David L. Smith

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Wriothesley, Thomas, fourth earl of Southampton (1608–1667), politician, was born at Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire on 10 March 1608, the second but only surviving son of Henry Wriothesley, third earl of Southampton (1573–1624), and Elizabeth Vernon (b. 1573, d. in or after 1655)...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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