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Henry Bolingbroke
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Born in Battersea, London
Born on 16th of September 1678
Died on 12th of December 1751

Born 1678. Died 1751 - English statesman and writer.



Became Tory MP in 1701, shared leadership of party with Robert Harley. Fled to France when George I came to rule. Last years spent in Battersea. Wrote many influential political letters and essays. Much admired as an orator.

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