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Speke, Hugh (1656–c. 1724), whig agitator

Melinda Zook

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/26100

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Speke, Hugh (1656–c. 1724), whig agitator, was the second son of George Speke (1623–1689), a civil-war royalist turned whig MP, of White Lackington, near Ilminster, Somerset, and his wife, Mary Speke, daughter of Sir Robert Pye. Speke matriculated at St John's College, Oxford...

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Subjects: Politics

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