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date: 08 December 2019

Douglas, James, fourteenth earl of Mortonlocked

(1702–1768)
  • Anita Guerrini

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Douglas, James, fourteenth earl of Morton (1702–1768), natural philosopher, was born in Edinburgh, the eldest of three sons of George Douglas, thirteenth earl of Morton (1662–1738), politician, and his second wife, Frances, daughter of William Adderley of Halstow, Kent. He graduated MA from ...

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