1st Baron Pigot

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George Pigot, 1st Baron Pigot - The Pigot Diamond
... Pigot owned a celebrated diamond, now known as the Pigot diamond, which he bequeathed to his brothers, Robert and Hugh (1721?–1792), and his sister Margaret, the wife of Thomas ...

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