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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 Göttingen ...

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