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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 2nd Earl of Shaftesbury, was born 16 January 1652 in Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, England, United Kingdom to Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621-1683) and Frances Cecil (1633-1652) and died 2 November 1699 Wimborne St Giles, Dorset, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Dorothy Manners (c1656-1698) 22 September 1669 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom.



Children



Offspring of Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 2nd Earl of Shaftesbury and Dorothy Manners (c1656-1698)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Frances Ashley-Cooper (-1706)
Dorothy Ashley-Cooper (-1749)
Gertrude Ashley-Cooper (-1703)
Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671-1713) 26 February 1671 Exeter Exchange, Strand, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 15 February 1713 Naples, Campania, Italy Jane Ewer (-1751)
John Ashley-Cooper (1672-1693)
Maurice Ashley-Cooper (1675-1726)
Elizabeth Ashley-Cooper (1681-1744)













Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir William Penn
Bullen Reymes
Winston Churchill
Sir John Coventry
Member of Parliament for
Weymouth and Melcombe Regis

1670–1679
With: Bullen Reymes 1670–1673
Winston Churchill 1670–1679
Sir John Coventry 1670–1679
John Man 1673–1679
Thomas Browne 1679
Michael Harvey 1679
Succeeded by
Sir John Coventry
Thomas Browne
Michael Harvey
Sir John Morton
Military offices
Vacant
Title last held by
Bullen Reymes
Vice-Admiral of Dorset
1679–1699
Succeeded by
Thomas Strangways
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Anthony Ashley-Cooper
Earl of Shaftesbury
1683–1699
Succeeded by
Anthony Ashley-Cooper




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