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Bruce, Thomas, second earl of Ailesbury (1656-1741), nobleman and memoirist

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/3758

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Bruce, Thomas, second earl of Ailesbury (1656-1741), nobleman and memoirist, was born on 26 September 1656, probably at Ampthill, Bedfordshire, the fifth but first surviving son of Robert Bruce, first earl of Ailesbury (bap. 1626, d. 1685), and his wife, Diana (d. 1689), daughter of Henry Grey, first earl of ...

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