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Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derby (1752-1834), sportsman and patron of horse-racing

Alan G. Crosby

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/47080
Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derby (1752-1834), sportsman and patron of horse-racing

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Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derby (1752-1834), sportsman and patron of horse-racing, was born on 12 September 1752 at Patten House, Preston, Lancashire, the eldest son and third child of James Smith Stanley, Lord Strange (1716-1771), and his wife, Lucy (d. 1759), daughter of Hugh Smith (d. 1745) of ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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