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date: 05 March 2021

Murray, William, first earl of Mansfieldlocked

(1705–1793)
  • James Oldham

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Murray, William, first earl of Mansfield (1705–1793), judge and politician, was born on 2 March 1705 at his ancestral home, Scone Abbey, later to be known as Scone Palace, near Perth, the fourth son among the fourteen children (six brothers and eight sisters) of ...

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