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Anstruther, Robert (1768-1809), army officer

Henry Morse Stephens and Stuart Kinross

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/588
Anstruther, Robert (1768-1809), army officer


Anstruther, Robert (1768-1809), army officer, was the eldest son of Sir Robert Anstruther, third baronet (1733-1818), and Lady Janet Erskine (d. 14 Oct 1770), youngest daughter of the fifth earl of Kellie. He was born on 3 March 1768. Educated at Westminster School, Anstruther displayed an aptitude for military life ...

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