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Sidney Godolphin
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Born in Helston, Cornwall
Born in 1645
Died on 15th of September 1712

Born 1645. Died 1712 - English statesman.

Entered Parliament in 1668 as member for Helston. Was created Baron Godolphin of Rialton in 1680 and became First Lord of the Treasury. After accession of James II he was named commissioner of the treasury in 1687. Made sole Lord High Treasurer by Queen Anne in 1702. Created Viscount Rialton and Earl of Godolphin in 1706. Dismissed from office in1710.

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