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Alexander Seton (c. 1400—1470) magnate

Alexander Seton (1814—1852) army officer

Alexander Seton (fl. c. 1616—1659) army officer in the Danish and Norwegian services

Alexander Seton (1556—1622) lord chancellor of Scotland

Alexander Seton (c. 1506—1542) Dominican friar and evangelical reformer

Alexander Seton (1621—1691) nobleman and soldier

Anya Seton (1916—1990)

Charles Seton (c. 1615—1672) politician and army officer

Donald Seton Cammell (1934—1996) film-maker

Elizabeth Seton (1774—1821)

Ernest Thompson Seton (1860—1946)

(George) Hugh Nicholas Seton Watson (1916—1984) historian and political scientist

George Seton (1584—1650) nobleman and politician

George Seton (c. 1530—1586) politician

George Seton (1822—1908) genealogist and historian

George Seton (c. 1674—1749) Jacobite army officer

George Seton (c. 1508—1549) nobleman

Henry Seton Merriman (1862—1903)

Heywood Walter Seton Karr (1859—1938) soldier and game hunter

John Seton (1509—1567) Roman Catholic priest and writer on logic

John Thomas Seton (c. 1735—1811) portrait painter

(Philip) Nicholas Seton Mansergh (1910—1991) historian

Robert William Seton Watson (1879—1951) historian and political commentator

Seton Paul Gordon (1886—1977) naturalist and photographer

Sir Alexander of Pitmedden Seton (c. 1639—1719) judge

Sir Christopher Seton (c. 1278—1306) landowner

Sir Henry Seton Steuart (1759—1836) landowner and agriculturist

Sir John Seton (c. 1553—1594) judge

Thomas Seton (c. 1289—1359) justice


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n. a form of treatment in which a thread is passed through a fistula and tied in a loop. The seton acts as a wick to drain off pus and can be tightened to open the track. This method can be used to treat high anal fistulas because it has a reduced risk of causing incontinence.

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