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Courtauld familylocked

  • Stephen T. Clarke,
  • Harley Preston
  •  and Lin Barton

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English family of silversmiths, industrialists, collectors, and patrons, of French origin. The family originated from the town of St Pierre on the Ile d’Oléron off La Rochelle. They arrived in London a few years after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, and between ...

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Dictionary of National Biography, 63 vols and suppls (London, 1885–)