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Bruce, James, eighth earl of Elgin and twelfth earl of Kincardinelocked

(1811–1863)
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Bruce, James, eighth earl of Elgin and twelfth earl of Kincardine (1811–1863), governor-in-chief of British North America and viceroy of India, was born on 20 July 1811 at Park Lane, London, the first of the eight children of Thomas Bruce, seventh earl of Elgin and eleventh earl of Kincardine...

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