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Bruce, Sir William, first baronetlocked

(c. 1625–1710)
  • John Lowrey


Bruce, Sir William, first baronet (c. 1625–1710), architect and politician, was born into minor Perthshire gentry, the second son of Robert Bruce, Lord Bruce of Blairhall, and Catherine (or Jean), daughter of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield. His early life is obscure but if he is identified with the ...

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H. M. Colvin, , 3rd edn (1995)