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Maj-Gen. Charles Philip de Ainslie born Ainslie 18 March and baptised 12 April 1808 at St Andrew, Newcastle-on-Tyne; educated at Charterhouse; served in the Army (Lieutenant, 1825; Captain, 1830; Major, 1842; Lt-Col., 1847; Colonel, 1857; Major-General 1862); Col. of 1st Dragoons, 1869; fought a duel near Canterbury with Lord Elibank (then engaged to his sister), 1832; author of The Cavalry Manual, 1843, Sketches Here and There, 1877; Life as I have found it, 1883; Historical Record of the First, or Royal Regiment of Dragoons, 1887; m.1, 17 April 1834 at Kinfauns (div. 1843), the Hon. Jane Anne (1806-73), daughter of Francis Gray, 14th Lord Gray; m.2, 13 July 1843, Lady Sarah Elisa Campbell (née Bowes-Lyon) (1813-47), daughter of the 11th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne and widow of G.A. Campbell; changed his name to de Ainslie by deed poll in 1879; died without issue, 1889;
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