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Ker, John, third duke of Roxburghe (1740–1804), book collector

Brian Hillyard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/15452

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Ker, John, third duke of Roxburghe (1740–1804), book collector, was born on 23 April 1740, at Hanover Square, London, the oldest of four surviving children of Robert Ker, second duke (c.1709–1755), and his wife, Essex (d. 1764), daughter of Sir Roger Mostyn, third baronet...

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