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Aland, John Fortescue, first Baron Fortescue of Credan (1670-1746), judge

David Frederick Lemmings

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/271
Aland, John Fortescue, first Baron Fortescue of Credan (1670-1746), judge

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Aland, John Fortescue, first Baron Fortescue of Credan (1670-1746), judge, was born on 7 March 1670, the second son of Edmund Fortescue of Bierton, Buckinghamshire, and his wife, Sarah, daughter (and ultimately heir) of Henry Aland of Waterford. On his father's side he was a descendant of Sir John Fortescue, ...

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