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Thorneycroft, (George Edward) Peter, Baron Thorneycroft

Simon Heffer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Thorneycroft, (George Edward) Peter, Baron Thorneycroft (1909–1994), politician, was born on 26 July 1909 at Dunston Hall, Staffordshire, the only son and one of two children of Major George Edward Mervyn Thorneycroft (1883–1943), soldier and landowner, and Dorothy Hope Franklyn (1883–1929), only daughter of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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