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Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician

Tim Harris

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/24879

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Scott [formerly Crofts], James, duke of Monmouth and first duke of Buccleuch (1649–1685), politician, was born on 9 April 1649 at Rotterdam, the illegitimate son of Charles II (1630–1685) and Lucy Walter (1630?–1658), daughter of William Walter (or Walters) of Roch Castle...

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Subjects: Irish History ; British History ; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) ; UK Politics ; Scottish History

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