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Thomas Coke, 5th Earl of Leicester

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Thomas William Edward Coke, 5th Earl of Leicester MVO DL (16 May 1908 – 3 September 1976) was a British peer. Early life Major Thomas William Edward Coke, 5th Earl of Leicester of Holkham, was born on 16 May, 1908. He was the son of Thomas William Coke, 4th Earl of Leicester, and Marion Gertrude Trefusis. He was educated at Eton, and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He succeeded to the title of 5th Viscount Coke and 5th Earl of Leicester of Holkham on 21 August, 1949. Courtier He was Equerry to the Duke of York between 1934 and 1937, and was invested as a Member, Royal Victorian Order (M.V.O.) in 1937. When the Duke of York became King George VI, the Earl became Extra Equerry to the King between 1937 and 1952, and continued as Extra Equerry to Queen Elizabeth II. He was awarded the Order of Christ of Portugal in 1955 and later with the Royal Order of George I of Greece in 1963. Military career He served as Aide-de-Camp to the Commander-in-Chief
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