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Shelton, Sir Richard (1578–1647), lawyer and politician

A. F. Pollard

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/25317

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Shelton, Sir Richard (1578–1647), lawyer and politician, was born in Birmingham on 21 January 1578, the elder of two sons of John Shelton (d. 1601), a mercer there, and Barbara, the daughter and heir of Francis Stanley of West Bromwich. Shelton appears to have studied at ...

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