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Murray, Sir John Archibald, Lord Murray (1778?-1859), politician and judge

Gordon Millar

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/19638
Murray, Sir John Archibald, Lord Murray (1778?-1859), politician and judge

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Murray, Sir John Archibald, Lord Murray (1778?-1859), politician and judge, was born in Edinburghshire, the second son of Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland (1736-1795), lord of session, and Katherine (1737-1828), daughter of Sir Alexander Lindsay, of Evelick, Perthshire, and a niece of the first Lord Mansfield. He was educated at Edinburgh ...

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