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Lawrence, John Laird Mair, first Baron Lawrence

David Steele

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/16182

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Lawrence, John Laird Mair, first Baron Lawrence (1811–1879), viceroy of India, was born at Richmond, Yorkshire, on 4 March 1811, the sixth son of Major Alexander Lawrence (1762×7–1835) of the 19th foot, a much wounded veteran of Ulster protestant stock, and his wife, ...

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