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Regency Celebrity: Sir Francis Burdett, Reformist Politician Known as “Old Glory”

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Baronet (25 January 1770 – 23 January 1844) was an English reformist politician, the son of Francis Burdett and his wife Eleanor, daughter of William Jones of Ramsbury manor, Wiltshire, and grandson of Sir Robert Burdett, … Continue reading

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