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us: Brydges, Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837


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    • us: B., S. E. (Samuel Egerton Brydges), Sir, 1762-1837
    • us: Brydges, Samuel Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837
    • us: Chandos of Sudeley, Samuel Egerton Brydges, 1762-1837
    • us: Chandos, Samuel Egerton Brydges, baron, 1762-1837
    • us: S. E. B. (Samuel Egerton Brydges), Sir, 1762-1837
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    • Birth Date

        17621130
    • Death Date

        18370908
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Society of Antiquaries of London
        • Organization: Roxburghe Club
    • Birth Place

        Wootton (Kent, England)
    • Death Place

        Geneva (Switzerland)
    • Associated Locale

        Sudeley (England)
    • Field of Activity

        Literature
          Genealogy
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              Genealogists
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          • Earlier Established Forms

              Brydges, Samuel Egerton, Sir, bart., 1762-1837
          • Sources

            • found: His Lex terrae, 1831: (name not given in imperfect LC copy; according to BLC the book is somewhere signed "S.E.B."; pencilled on t.p. of LC copy: by Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges, bart.; penned there, purportedly by Brydges himself: by Lord Chandos of Sudeley)
            • found: His The autobiography, times, opinions, and contemporaries of Sir Egerton Brydges ... 1834: t.p. (Sir Egerton Brydges, bart. K.J., per legem terrae Baron Chandos of Sudeley) p. 2 (b. 11-30-1762; baptised Samuel Egerton Brydges) p. 235 (House of Lords denied author's claim to use of title Baron Chandos)
            • found: Oxford Dictionary of Natonal Biography online, April 2, 2015 (Brydges, Sir (Samuel) Egerton, first baronet, styled thirteenth Baron Chandos (1762-1837), writer and genealogist, was born at Wootton Court, Wootton, between Canterbury and Dover, on 30 November 1762 ... was educated at Queens' College, Cambridge (October 1780-Christmas 1782) ... left without taking a degree, preferring the study of poetry in seclusion from his contemporaries ... entered the Middle Temple, London, in 1782 and was called to the bar in 1787, but never practised ... was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1795 ... became a founder member of that exclusive bibliographical society, the Roxburghe Club, in 1812 ... Brydges was enormously productive in republishing long-forgotten works of literature, particularly of the Tudor period ... died at Campagne Gros Jean, near Geneva, on 8 September 1837)
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