Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston

Noble person

1648 – 1695

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Who was Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston?

Richard Graham, 1st Viscount Preston PC was an English diplomat and politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1675 and 1689. He became a Jacobite conspirator, but his reputation in the Jacobite community suffered when he gave evidence against his co-conspirators in exchange for a pardon.

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Born
Sep 24, 1648
Netherby
Also known as
  • Richard Graham
Parents
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Master of Arts, Christ Church, Oxford
    (1664 - 1666/02/04)
  • Westminster School
Died
Dec 22, 1695
Nunnington Hall

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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