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date: 22 October 2019

Bruce, Thomas, second earl of Ailesburylocked

(1656–1741)
  • Victor Stater

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Bruce, Thomas, second earl of Ailesbury (1656–1741), nobleman and memoirist, was born on 26 September 1656, probably at Ampthill, Bedfordshire, the fifth but first surviving son of Robert Bruce, first earl of Ailesbury (bap. 1626, d. 1685), and his wife, Diana (d...

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