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Gentleman's Magazine 1797 p.725

  Wharton Family
Wharton Family

Sept. 10.
THE lady, concerning whom a correspondent enquires in a note in p.283 was Dorothy Colby, daughter of --- Colby *, and his wife, first, [to] --- Tamworth; and, 2dly, to Philip third Lord Wharton, whose second wife she was, and to whom she bore a son surnamed Henry. Allow me to request some information relative to the barony of Wharton, granted by King Henry VIII. to Sir Thomas Wharton, knt. for his signal services against the Scotch at the battle of Sollom-moss, in 1543. This baron de-
* See p.200.
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