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Cecil, James, third earl of Salisbury (d. 1683), politician

Victor 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/4976

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Cecil, James, third earl of Salisbury (d. 1683), politician, was the son of Charles Cecil, styled Viscount Cranborne (bap. 1619, d. 1660), and his wife, Lady Diana Maxwell (c.1623–1675), daughter of James, earl of Dirletoun. His father, the second but eldest surviving son of ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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