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Erskine, James St Clair, second earl of Rosslyn (1762-1837), army officer and politician

Henry Morse Stephens and John Sweetman

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/8864

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Erskine, James St Clair, second earl of Rosslyn (1762-1837), army officer and politician, born on 6 February 1762 and baptized at St Marylebone, Middlesex, was the elder son of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Erskine of Alva, fifth baronet (bap. 1710, d. 1765), who had acted as deputy quartermaster-general in the attack ...

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