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Vernon, Robert [formerly Robert Vernon Smith], first Baron Lyveden (1800-1873), politician

William Rees Williams 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/25898
Vernon, Robert [formerly Robert Vernon Smith], first Baron Lyveden (1800-1873), politician

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Vernon, Robert [formerly Robert Vernon Smith], first Baron Lyveden (1800-1873), politician, was the only surviving son of Robert Percy Smith (Bobus Smith) (1770-1845), whose Early Writings he edited (1850), and the nephew of Sydney Smith. His mother was Caroline Maria, daughter of Richard Vernon, MP for Tavistock. He was born ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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