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George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592 - 1628)

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Courtier, politician, administrator; collector and commissioner of works of art. Created Earl (1617), Marquess (1618) and Duke (1623) of Buckingham. Son of Sir George Villiers (ca.1544-1606); father of George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1628-87).

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Born: 1592

Died: 1628

Gender: Male

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