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Elton, Godfrey, first Baron Elton (1892–1973), historian

G. E. F. Chilver

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Elton, Godfrey, first Baron Elton (1892–1973), historian, was born at Sherington rectory, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, on 29 March 1892, the elder son and eldest of the three children of Edward Fiennes Elton, of Burleigh Court, Gloucestershire, and Ovington Park, Hampshire, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Education ; History

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