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date: 29 February 2020

Hope, John, fourth earl of Hopetounlocked

(1765–1823)
  • H. M. Chichester
  • , revised by S. Kinross

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Hope, John, fourth earl of Hopetoun (1765–1823), army officer, the son of John Hope, second earl (1704–1781), and his second wife, Jean (d. 1767), daughter of Robert Oliphant of Rossie, Perthshire, was born at Hopetoun House, Abercorn parish, Linlithgowshire, on 17 August 1765. He was the elder half-brother of generals ...

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