Buckingham,First Duke of
Buck·ing·ham (bŭkʹĭng-əm, -hăm'), First Duke of Originally George Vil·liers (vĭlʹərz, -yərz) 1592-1628.
English courtier and statesman whose military and political policies caused continual friction with Parliament. He was assassinated by a disgruntled naval officer.

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