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Finch, Heneage, first earl of Aylesford (1648/1649-1719), lawyer and politician

Paul Delaney Halliday

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9435

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Finch, Heneage, first earl of Aylesford (1648/1649-1719), lawyer and politician, was born the second son of Heneage Finch, first earl of Nottingham (1621-1682), and Elizabeth Harvey (d. 1675). He studied at Westminster School and matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford, on 18 November 1664, aged fifteen, and then pursued law in ...

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