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Edgcumbe, Richard, second Baron Edgcumbe (1716-1761), politician

Lloyd Charles Sanders and Michael Bevan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Edgcumbe, Richard, second Baron Edgcumbe (1716-1761), politician, second son of Richard Edgcumbe, the first baron (bap. 1680, d. 1758), and his wife, Matilda, and brother of George Edgcumbe, first earl of Mount Edgcumbe, was born on 2 August 1716 and baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, ten days later. Educated at ...

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