Leicester, Thomas William Coke, earl of
Leicester, Thomas William Coke, earl of:see Coke, Thomas WilliamCoke, Thomas William
, 1752–1842, English agricultural reformer. Created earl of Leicester of Holkham in 1837, he was known as Coke of Holkham. He improved breeds of cattle, sheep, and hogs on his country estate and greatly promoted improved methods of breeding and husbandry.
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