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William Beckford
Birth: Dec. 19, 1709
Death: Jun. 21, 1770
London
City of London
Greater London, England

Memorial only. MP and twice Lord Mayor of London, noted for his radical and anti-monarchist opinions. He sided with the ultra-radical John Wilkes and his speech complaining to the King is engraved beneath this memorial. for the City of London he was an important symbol of 'the free Englishman'. Father of the eccentric author of 'Vathek' (also William Beckford). (bio by: David Conway) 

Cause of death: Chill
 
Burial:
Guildhall *
London
City of London
Greater London, England
*Memorial Site [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 22, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 20329
William Beckford
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William Beckford
Added by: David Conway
 
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- Michael
 Added: Feb. 28, 2015
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