File BL/DX 1/6 - Copy petition to lord chancellor by Thomas Dixon of Readow, Cumberland, and others, about will of Anthony Dixon of Clenchwarton, Norfolk, post 1731

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BL/DX 1/6

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Copy petition to lord chancellor by Thomas Dixon of Readow, Cumberland, and others, about will of Anthony Dixon of Clenchwarton, Norfolk, post 1731

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  • nd (Creation)

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1 paper

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(fl 1749-1764)

Biographical history

Lord Coleraine died in 1749 leaving his estates to his illegitimate daughter, Henrietta du Plessis who was born in Italy in 1745. A lengthy lawsuit ensued and Thomas Francis was appointed receiver. Gout frequently prevented him from coming to Norfolk and Dixon continued to act as steward.

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Formerly BL VIIIa/3.

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