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Edmund Wodehouse (26 July 1784 – 21 August 1855), was a British politician.

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BackgroundEdit

Wodehouse was the son of Thomas Wodehouse, younger son of Sir Armine Wodehouse, 5th Baronet and brother of John Wodehouse, 1st Baron Wodehouse. His mother was Sarah, daughter of Pryse Campbell.

Political careerEdit

Wodehouse entered Parliament as one of two representatives for Norfolk in 1817, a seat he held until 1830. Between 1835 and 1855 he was a Tory Member of Parliament (MP) for Norfolk East.

FamilyEdit

Wodehouse married his first cousin, Lucy, daughter of Reverend Philip Wodehouse, in 1809. They had several children, including Sir Philip Wodehouse and General Edmund Wodehouse. She died in June 1829. Wodehouse remained a widower until his death in August 1855, aged 76.

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