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Eliot, Edward James (1758-1797), politician

Roland Thorne

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/64114

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Eliot, Edward James (1758-1797), politician, was born at Port Eliot in Cornwall on 24 August 1758, the first surviving of four sons of Edward Craggs-Eliot (1727-1804), politician, of Port Eliot, created Baron Eliot in 1784, and his wife, Catherine (c.1735-1804), daughter and heir of Edward Elliston of Gestingthorpe, Essex, an ...

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