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Murray, William, first earl of Mansfield (1705–1793), judge and politician

James Oldham

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/19655

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Murray, William, first earl of Mansfield (1705–1793), judge and politician, was born on 2 March 1705 at his ancestral home, Scone Abbey, later to be known as Scone Palace, near Perth, the fourth son among the fourteen children (six brothers and eight sisters) of ...

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