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Henry St. John Bolingbroke t Viscount (1s)


Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, 1st Viscount (1678–1751), English statesman and historian. A Tory, as secretary of state he successfully handled the negotiations for the Treaty of Utrecht (1713). He lost office on the death of Queen Anne, and sought exile in France (1715–25).

See also: Utrecht, Peace of.

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