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Law, Edward, first earl of Ellenborough

David Steele

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16143

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Law, Edward, first earl of Ellenborough (1790–1871), politician and governor-general of India, was born on 8 September 1790, the eldest son of Edward Law (1750–1818), who made his name at the bar as counsel for the defence at Warren Hastings's impeachment, and his wife, ...

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