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Edgcumbe, Richard, second earl of Mount Edgcumbe

Anne Pimlott Baker

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 earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1764–1839), writer on opera, was born on 13 September 1764, the only child of George Edgcumbe, first earl of Mount Edgcumbe (1720–1795), naval officer, and his wife, Emma (1729–1807), the only child of John Gilbert, archbishop of ...

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