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date: 25 January 2021

Bligh, Ivo Francis Walter, eighth earl of Darnleylocked

(1859–1927)
  • Gerald M. D. Howat

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Bligh, Ivo Francis Walter, eighth earl of Darnley (1859–1927), cricketer and bequeather of the ‘Ashes’, born on 13 March 1859 at Bruton Street, London, was the second son of John Stuart Bligh, the sixth earl (1827–1896), who owned estates in Kent and co. Meath...

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