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Bruce, Robert, second earl of Elgin and first earl of Ailesbury (bap. 1626, d. 1685), nobleman

Thomas Finlayson Henderson and Victor L. Stater

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/3757

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Bruce, Robert, second earl of Elgin and first earl of Ailesbury (bap. 1626, d. 1685), nobleman, was born in the parish of St Bartholomew-the-Less, London, and baptized there on 19 March 1626, the only son of Thomas Bruce, first earl of Elgin (1599-1663), and his wife, Anne (c.1605-1627), daughter of ...

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