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Cecil, David George Brownlow, sixth marquess of Exeter (1905-1981), athlete and politician

Norris McWhirter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30910
Cecil, David George Brownlow, sixth marquess of Exeter (1905-1981), athlete and politician

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Cecil, David George Brownlow, sixth marquess of Exeter (1905-1981), athlete and politician, was born in the family's vast 350-year-old ancestral home, Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire, on 9 February 1905. He was the second child and elder son in the family of four children of the fifth marquess, William Thomas Brownlow ...

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