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Harley, Robert, first earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1661–1724), politician

W. A. Speck

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Harley, Robert, first earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1661–1724), politician, was born on 5 December 1661 in Bow Street, London, and baptized on the following day at St Paul's, Covent Garden. He was the eldest son of Sir Edward Harley (1624–1700) of Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire...

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