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Alison, Sir Archibald, first baronet (1792-1867), historian and lawyer

Michael Fry

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/349
Alison, Sir Archibald, first baronet (1792-1867), historian and lawyer

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Alison, Sir Archibald, first baronet (1792-1867), historian and lawyer, was born on 29 December 1792 at Kenley, Shropshire, in the parsonage of his father, Archibald Alison (1757-1839), son of Patrick Alison, lord provost of Edinburgh. The elder Archibald married in 1784 Dorothea (d. 1830) Gregory, Dorothea, daughter of John Gregory, ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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