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Dundas, Robert Saunders, second Viscount Melville (1771–1851), politician

Michael Fry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Dundas, Robert Saunders, second Viscount Melville (1771–1851), politician, was born in Edinburgh on 14 March 1771, the only son of Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville (1742–1811), and Elizabeth (1751–1843), daughter of David Rannie. Educated at Edinburgh high school, he went in 1786 on a continental tour and enrolled at ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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