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Cowper, Henry (c. 1753-1840), clerk assistant of the House of Lords

John Sainty

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6505
Cowper, Henry (c. 1753-1840), clerk assistant of the House of Lords

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Cowper, Henry (c. 1753-1840), clerk assistant of the House of Lords, was the youngest of the three sons of Lieutenant-General Spencer Cowper (c.1724-1797) of Ham Common, Surrey, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of John Baber. He matriculated at Exeter College, Oxford, on 4 January 1771 but took no degree. He ...

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