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Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronet (1793-1849), promoter of Sabbatarian legislation

William Garden Blaikie and Colin Matthew

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/215
Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronet (1793-1849), promoter of Sabbatarian legislation

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Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronet (1793-1849), promoter of Sabbatarian legislation, was born at Kinsale, Ireland, on 21 March 1793, into an ancient and distinguished family in Wigtownshire. He was a posthumous son, his father, Andrew Agnew, an army officer, having died on 11 September 1792. His mother, Martha, was the ...

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