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Clay, Sir William, first baronet

Francis Watt

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/5563

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Clay, Sir William, first baronet (1791–1869), politician, born in London on 15 August 1791, was the son of George Clay, an eminent merchant, into whose firm Clay was admitted at an early age; his mother was the daughter of Robert Monsom of Scarborough...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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