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Tennent, Sir James Emerson, first baronet (1804-1869), traveller and politician

George Clement Boase and Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Tennent, Sir James Emerson, first baronet (1804-1869), traveller and politician, third son of William Emerson (d. 1821), merchant, of Belfast, and Sarah, youngest daughter of William Arbuthnot, of Rockville, co. Down, was born at Belfast on 7 April 1804 and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, which awarded him an ...

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