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Murray, Alexander, of Elibank, Jacobite earl of Westminster (1712-1778), Jacobite agent

Hugh Douglas

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19586
Murray, Alexander, of Elibank, Jacobite earl of Westminster (1712-1778), Jacobite agent

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Murray, Alexander, of Elibank, Jacobite earl of Westminster (1712-1778), Jacobite agent, was born on 9 December 1712, the sixth son of Alexander Murray, fourth Lord Elibank (1677-1736), and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1756), daughter of the Edinburgh surgeon and politician George Stirling. He was commissioned into the 26th regiment of ...

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