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Courtenay, Thomas Peregrine (1782–1841), politician and author

H. C. G. Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Courtenay, Thomas Peregrine (1782–1841), politician and author, youngest son of Henry Reginald Courtenay, bishop of Exeter, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Howard, daughter of Thomas, second earl of Effingham, was born on 31 May 1782. He was educated at Westminster School from 1796. He was a junior clerk in the ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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