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Horace, 4th Earl of Orford
[awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), (Horatio Walpole) 1717–97, English novelist and essayist (son of Sir Robert Walpole).
Sir Hugh Seymour, 1884–1941, English novelist, born in New Zealand.
Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford
[awr-ferd] /ˈɔr fərd/ (Show IPA), 1676–1745, British statesman: prime minister 1715–17; 1721–42.
a city in E Massachusetts.
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A Nest of Linnets Frank Frankfort Moore
De Libris: Prose and Verse Austin Dobson
Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date Anonymous
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1 Various
Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
Lord Chatham Archibald Phillip Primrose Rosebery
Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever

Horace, 4th Earl of Orford. 1717–97, British writer, noted for his letters and for his delight in the Gothic, as seen in his house Strawberry Hill and his novel The Castle of Otranto (1764)
Sir Hugh (Seymour). 1884–1941, British novelist, born in New Zealand: best known for The Herries Chronicle (1930–33), a sequence of historical novels set in the Lake District
Sir Robert, 1st Earl of Orford. 1676–1745, English Whig statesman. As first lord of the Treasury and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1721–42) he was effectively Britain’s first prime minister


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