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Seton, Alexander, first earl of Dunfermline

Maurice Lee

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/25113

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Seton, Alexander, first earl of Dunfermline (1556–1622), lord chancellor of Scotland, was the fourth son of George Seton, fifth Lord Seton (c. 1530–1586), and Isabel Hamilton (1529–1604), daughter of Sir William Hamilton of Sanquhar.

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Subjects: UK Politics

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