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Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar

Christoph v. Ehrenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Architecture; UK Politics; British History; Political History. 5687 words.

Erskine, John, styled twenty-second or sixth earl of Mar and Jacobite duke of Mar (bap. 1675, d. 1732), Jacobite army officer, politician, and architect, was born on the lowland family...

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railway stations

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — British History.

Had no distinctive history until the Liverpool and Manchester railway of 1830, with the opening of Manchester Liverpool Road and Liverpool Crown Street: the light passenger traffic on the...

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Sextus Julius Frontinus

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(c. 35–105).

Roman author of a major, clearly written, uncluttered treatise (De Aquæductibus Urbis Romae) on the water-supply of the city as well as another on surveying (which...

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Sir John Clerk

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(1676–1755).

Clerk of Penicuik was a leading figure in learned circles in Edinburgh. With William Adam he designed a new house for his estate at Mavisbank from 1722, an important...

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Thomas Cubitt

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(1788–1855).

English master-carpenter. He entered into partnership with his brother William (1791–1863) in c.1814, and in 1815 set up a building establishment that would encompass...

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