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Bright, John (1811–1889), politician

Miles Taylor

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Bright, John (1811–1889), politician, was born at Green Bank, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 16 November 1811, the second son of Jacob Bright (1775–1851) and Martha Bright, née Wood (1788/9–1830). Jacob Bright came originally from Coventry, to where his Quaker ancestors had migrated from Wiltshire...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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