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Rae, Sir David, first baronet, Lord Eskgrove (1729-1804), judge

George Barker and Anita McConnell

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/23001

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Rae, Sir David, first baronet, Lord Eskgrove (1729-1804), judge, was the son of David Rae of St Andrews, an Episcopalian minister, and his wife, Agnes, daughter of Sir David Forbes, bt, of Newhall. He was educated at Haddington grammar school and at Edinburgh University, where he attended the law lectures ...

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