Coke family; 13th century-21st century; Earl of Leicester

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Family

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Coke family; 13th century-21st century; Earl of Leicester

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Description area

Dates of existence

13th century-21st century

History

The family owned land in Norfolk from the 13th century. Sir Edward Coke (1549-1633), Lord Chief Justice, added to the Norfolk estates, inherited Suffolk property and purchased estates in Bucks., Dorset, London, Oxon. and Somerset. The family also acquired property in Derbyshire and Lancashire through marriages of Sir Edward Coke's sons. Non-Norfolk estates were sold c 1750-1820. The family seat is at Holkham Hall, Holkham.

Places

Holkham, Norfolk

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Functions, occupations and activities

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Internal structures/genealogy

See Rye's 'Norfolk Families'.

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Authority record identifier

GB/153/NM/65

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Catalogued

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Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created on: 04/12/2001 by Drosm

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Sources

HMC book on Principal Family Names.

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