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

L. C. Sanders

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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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...

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