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William Coxe (1747-1828)
William Coxe (17 March [O.S. 6 March] 1748 – 8 June 1828) was an English historian and priest who served as a traveling companion and tutor to nobility from 1771 to 1786. He wrote numerous historical works and travel chronicles. Ordained a deacon in 1771, he served as a rector and then archdeacon of Bemerton near Salisbury from 1786 until his death.