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... Charles Wimsey, the 13th Duke, was the son of Sir Bredon Wimsey, a cadet of the Wimseys, to whom the 12th Duke transferred the Wimsey properties (the entails lapsed at his death) ... Sir Bredon was descended from John Wimsey, Colonel in the Parliamentary armies, during the English Civil War who descended in turn from a brother of the ... Matthew Wimsey, Lord Peter's third cousin, the family archivist, would himself descend from a younger son of this Sir Bredon, and thus have no claim on any of the family titles ...
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