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Rainsford, Marcus (b. c. 1750, d. in or after 1805), author

James McMullen Rigg and Elizabeth Baigent

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/23032

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Rainsford, Marcus (b. c. 1750, d. in or after 1805), author, was the younger son of Edward Rainsford of Sallins, co. Kildare. He obtained a commission and served in the 105th regiment during the American War of Independence. In 1794 he served under the duke of York in the Netherlands, ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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