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  EARLS OF ELGIN AND KINCARDINE - LoveToKnow Article on EARLS OF ELGIN AND KINCARDINE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
JAMES BRUCE, 8th earl of Elgin (I 8111863), British statesman, eldest son of the 7th earl by his second marriage, was born in 1811, and succeeded to the peerage as 8th earl of Elgin and 1 2th of Kincardine in 1841.
VICTOR ALEXANDER BRUCE, 9th earl of Elgin (1849), British statesman, was born on the 16th of May 1849, the son of the 8th earl, and was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford.
In 1107 Alexander had founded the see of Moray and the churches of Birnie, Kinneddar and Spynie were in turn the cathedral of the early bishops, until in 1224 under the episcopate of Andrew of Moray (de Moravia),the church of the Holy Trinity in Elgin was chosen for the cathedral.
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 Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, 13th Earl of Kincardine (16 May 1849 - 18 January 1917) was a British statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1894 to 1899.
Lord Bruce (as he was known until his father's death in 1863) was born in Montreal, while his father was serving as Governor-General of Canada.
Elgin himself did not enjoy the pomp and ceremony associated with the viceroyalty, and his conservative instincts were not well suited to a time of economic and social unrest.
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In 1320 the Declaration of Arbroath was written by the Earls and Barons of Scotland to the Pope, in recognition of the cause of independence of Scotland from English rule.
Thomas Bruce, was one of three male heirs, whom inherited the titles Earl of Ailesbury and Earl of Elgin.
Bruce served as Australian delegate to the League of Nations and in 1936 was president of the council.
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 Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
There he put into operation the proposals for responsible government outlined by his father-in-law, the earl of Durham.
Elgin improved education and helped the Canadian economy, which was depressed by the new British policy of free trade.
His son, Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin, 1849–1917, was viceroy of India (1894–99) during an extremely troubled period in that country’s history and served as colonial secretary from 1905 to 1908.
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Elgin Marbles, (el´gin) (KEY), ancient sculptures taken from Athens to England in 1806 by Thomas Bruce, 7th earl of Elgin; other fragments exist in numerous European...
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 Elgin, Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Elgin's acquisition of the sculptures caused a controversy that continued long after his death.
Thomas Sackville, the 1st earl of Dorset, and an English statesman, poet, and dramatist, is remembered largely for his share in two achievements of significance in the development of Elizabethan poetry and drama: the collection Mirror for Magistrates (1563), probably the most important work between the periods of Geoffrey Chaucer and Edmund Spenser, and the...
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Bruce, Victor Alexander, 9th earl of Elgin see under Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of.
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Third son of Charles Bruce, the fifth earl (1732-71), he succeeded his brother William Robert, the 6th earl, th 1771 at the age of five.
In the violent controversy generated by the removal, Elgin was denounced as a dishonest and rapacious vandal, notaby by the poet Lord Byron, while the quality of his acquisitions, later regarded as exceptional, was questioned.
Bruce was elected in the British house of Commons for Southampton as a liberal Tory in 1841, but later that year he inherited hs father's title (Scottish peerage) and left the Commons.
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James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (1811-1863), Governor-in-chief of British North America and viceroy of India.
Edward James Bruce, 10th Earl of Elgin (1881-1968), HM Lieutenant, County of Fife and public servant.
Mary Capel (née Bentinck), Countess of Essex (died 1726), Daughter of William, 1st Earl of Portland; wife of Algernon, 2nd Earl of Essex; wife of Sir Conyers D'Arcy.
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 Overview of Victor Alexander Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The son of James Bruce, the 8th Earl of Elgin (1811-63), Bruce was born in Canada, during this father's tenure as Governor-General.
Bruce was known as a modest and retiring man. However, he was persuaded by his friend the Foreign Secretary, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery (1847 - 1929) to take the position of Viceroy of India.
Bruce was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh in 1893 and was appointed a Knight of the Garter in 1899.
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 Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin, 13th Earl of Kincardine (16 May 1849 - 18 January 1917) was a British statesman who served as (Click link for more info and facts about Viceroy of India) Viceroy of India from 1894 to 1899.
As colonial secretary, he pursued a conservative policy, and opposed the generous settlement of the South African question proposed by Prime Minister (Click link for more info and facts about Campbell-Bannerman) Campbell-Bannerman, which was enacted more in spite of the Colonial Secretary's opposition than due to his efforts.
Elgin retired from public life in 1908, dying nine years later at the family estate in (Click link for more info and facts about Dunfermline) Dunfermline.
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 Governor-General of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma remained Governor-General of India for some time after independence, but the two nations were otherwise headed by native Governors-General.
Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th Earl of Elgin (1894–1899)
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 Vencedor Alexander Bruce, 9no earl de Elgin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Señor Bruce (mientras que lo conocían hasta la muerte de su padre en 1863) nació en Montreal, mientras que su padre servía como Gobernador-General de Canadá.
Elgin mismo no gozó la pompa y ceremonia asociada al virreinato, y sus instintos conservadores no estaban de bien satisfechos a una época del malestar económico y social.
Elgin se retiró a partir de vida pública en 1908, muriendo nueve años más tarde en el estado de familia en Dunfermline.
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Lady Elizabeth Mary Bruce was the daughter of Victor Alexander Bruce, 13th Earl of Kincardine and Lady Constance Mary Carnegie.
Victor Alexander Bruce, 13th Earl of Kincardine was the son of James Bruce, 12th Earl of Kincardine and Lady Mary Louise Lambton.
She married Victor Alexander Bruce, 13th Earl of Kincardine, son of James Bruce, 12th Earl of Kincardine and Lady Mary Louise Lambton, on 9 November 1876.
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 James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin - China-related Topics I-L - China-Related Topics
James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine (July 20, 1811 - November 20, 1863) was a British colonial administrator and diplomat, best known as Governor General of CanadaGovernor General of the Province of Canada and Viceroy of India.
His second wife was Lady Mary Louisa Lambton, daughter of John George Lambton, 1st Earl of DurhamLord Durham, the author of the groundbreaking Report on the Affairs of British North America (1839), and niece of the Colonial Secretary, Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey.
Lord Elgin signed the bill despite heated Tory opposition and his own personal misgivings, sparking riots in Quebec, during which Elgin himself was assaulted by an English languageEnglish-speaking mob and the Parliament buildings were burned down.
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 Earl of Elgin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The title Earl of Elgin was created in 1633 in the Peerage of Scotland for Thomas Bruce, 3rd Lord Kinloss.
As well as the titles Earl of Elgin and Earl of Kincardine, Lord Elgin also holds the titles Lord Bruce of Kinloss (created 1608), Lord Bruce of Torry (1647) and Baron Elgin, of Elgin in Scotland (1849).
The Lordship of Kinloss held by the first four Earls was inherited on the death of the 4th Earl by the 3rd Duke of Chandos.
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 VICTOR ALEXANDER BRUCE - Online Information article about VICTOR ALEXANDER BRUCE
born on the 16th of May 1849, the son of the 8th earl, and was educated at See also:
OXFORD, ROBERT DE VERE, 9TH EARL OF (1362-1392)
In 1863 he succeeded as 9th earl of Elgin and 13th of Kincardine.
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He was one of a trio of Aberdeenshire brothers, all surgeons, who arrived in Sydney in the early 1830s, a time when the colonies were expanding beyond the south-east corner of the continent.
In 1832 Alexander toured the southern coast with Governor Bourke and six years later made a pioneering journey in South Australia across the Mount Lofty Ranges to the Murray river.
They remained in the area and in 1839 Alexander, described by 'The South Australian' as an 'eminent and enterprising colonist' arrived in Adelaide with a cargo of cattle and sheep.
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 Elgin, Thomas Bruce, earl of --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The third son of Charles Bruce, the 5th earl, Thomas Bruce was born on July 20, 1766.
English noble, brother of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, and uncle of Sir Henry Percy, called “Hotspur,” and a party to their rebellions against Henry IV of England.
As chief justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1953 to 1969, Earl Warren presided during a period of sweeping changes in United States constitutional law, especially in the areas of race relations, criminal procedure, and legislative apportionment.
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 Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of
Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of, 1811–63, British statesman, son of the 7th earl.
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He served as governor of Jamaica (1842-46) and in 1847 was appointed governor-general of Canada.
His son, Victor Alexander Bruce, 9th earl of Elgin, 1849-1917, was viceroy of India (1894-99) during an extremely troubled period in that country's history and served as colonial secretary from 1905 to 1908.
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 Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of, 12th Earl Of Kincardine --  Encyclopædia Britannica
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Elgin, James Bruce, 8th earl of[el´gin] Pronunciation Key, 1811–63, British statesman, son of the 7th earl.
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