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date: 10 July 2020

Harley, Edward, second earl of Oxford and Mortimerlocked

(1689–1741)
  • David Stoker

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Harley, Edward, second earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1689–1741), book collector and patron of the arts, was born on 2 June 1689, the only son of Robert Harley, first earl of Oxford and Mortimer (1661–1724), politician, and his first wife, Elizabeth (d...

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