Thursday, August 12, 2004

Elgin, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl Of, 11th Earl Of Kincardine

Third son of Charles Bruce, the 5th earl (1732–71), he succeeded his brother William Robert, the 6th earl, in 1771 at the age of five. Entering the army in 1785 and rising later to the rank of major general, Elgin began his diplomatic career in 1790. Envoy at Brussels


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