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Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derbylocked

(1752–1834)
  • Alan G. Crosby

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Stanley, Edward Smith, twelfth earl of Derby (1752–1834), sportsman and patron of horse-racing, was born on 12 September 1752 at Patten House, Preston, Lancashire, the eldest son and third child of James Smith Stanley, Lord Strange (1716–1771), and his wife, Lucy (d...

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