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Erskine, Thomas, first Baron Erskine (1750-1823), lord chancellor

David Frederick Lemmings

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8873

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Early life, 1750-1774 | Beginnings at the bar and in parliament 1775-1784 | Leader of the bar, 1784-1792 | Counsel for the radicals, 1793-1800 | Foxite and reformer, 1790-1800 | Partial eclipse and the chancellorship, 1800-1807 | Declining years and death, 1808-1823 | Significance

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