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Sinclair, James, fourteenth earl of Caithnesslocked

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Sinclair, James, fourteenth earl of Caithness (1821–1881), scientific dilettante, son of Alexander Sinclair, thirteenth earl (1790–1855), and Frances Harriet (d. 1854), daughter and coheir of William Leigh of Rushall Hall, Staffordshire, dean of Hereford, was born on 16 December 1821 at Edinburgh...

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