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Sir Brook Taylor (1776-1846)

Sir Brook Taylor was a younger son of the Rev. Edward Taylor (1734-1798), of Bifrons, Kent, rector of Patricksbourne, by his wife, Margaret, daughter of Thomas Payler of Ileden, Kent, He was the younger brother of Lieutenant-General Sir Herbert Taylor. Brook Taylor was in the diplomatic service, and acted as British minister successively at the courts of Hesse-Cassel, Wurtemberg, and Munich, and as ambassador at Berlin from 1828 to 1831; he was created G.C.H. in 1822, and was admitted to the privy council in 1828. During his elder brother's absences from the court, his place was taken by Brook Taylor.

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