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Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (1742–1811), politician

Michael Fry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8250

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Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (1742–1811), politician, was born on 28 April 1742 at Arniston House, Edinburghshire, Scotland, fourth son among seven children of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston (1685–1753), and his second wife, Ann (1705–1797), daughter of Sir William Gordon of Invergordon (...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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