Edward Coke (1824–89)
The Hon. Edward Keppel Wentworth Coke (20 August 1824 – 26 May 1889) was a British soldier and Whig politician.
Coke was the second son of Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, by his second wife Lady Anne Amelia, daughter of William Keppel, 4th Earl of Albemarle. Thomas Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester was his elder brother and the Hon. Wenman Coke was his younger brother.
The bowler hat was created for Edward Coke in 1849.
Military and political career
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. pp. 429–430. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- thepeerage.com Hon. Diana Mary Blanche Georgiana Agar-Ellis
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Coke
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|Member of Parliament for Norfolk West
With: William Bagge
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