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Norton, Richard [nicknamed Idle Dick] (1615-1691), army officer and politician

Jason Peacey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Norton, Richard [nicknamed Idle Dick] (1615-1691), army officer and politician, was born on 19 November 1615, the second but first surviving son of Sir Daniel Norton (1568-1636) of Southwick, Hampshire, and Honor (d. 1648), daughter of Sir John White of Southwick. His father was a leading member of the county's ...

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