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Annesley, James (1715-1760), peerage claimant

John Martin

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/564
Annesley, James (1715-1760), peerage claimant


Annesley, James (1715-1760), peerage claimant, was born at Dunmain, co. Wexford, the son of Arthur Annesley, fourth Baron Altham (1688/9-1727); the identity of his mother is disputed. According to Annesley's account, his mother was Lord Altham's second wife, Mary Sheffield (d. 1729), whom his father had married in 1707; she ...

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