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Melville, Robert, first Lord Melville (1527/8–1621), administrator and judge

R. R. Zulager.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1855 words.

Melville, Robert, first Lord Melville (1527/8–1621), administrator and judge, was born in Fife, the second son of Sir John Melville of Raith (d. 1548), and his second wife, Helen Napier of...

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Melville, (Henry) Robert (1905–1986), art critic and gallery administrator

Gill Hedley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education. 1687 words.

Melville, (Henry) Robert (1905–1986), art critic and gallery administrator, was born on 31 December 1905 at 73a Black Boy Lane, Tottenham, London, the younger son and third child of Henry...

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

Michael Fry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 1924 words.

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...

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Melville, Robert (1723–1809), army officer and colonial governor

Rory T. Cornish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1228 words.

Melville, Robert (1723–1809), army officer and colonial governor, was born in Monimail, Fife, on 5 October 1723, the son of the Revd Andrew Melvil (d. 1736), the minister of Monimail, and...

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Melville, Robert Dundonald

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 112 words.

Born 16 July 1872; 4th s of late Francis Suther Melville, DCS, Edinburgh; died 7 Sept. 1927

KC 1914; Professor of Civil Law, Royal School of Law, Cairo, ...

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Jackson, Col Sir Robert Whyte Melville

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 133 words.

KCMG 1918 (CMG 1900); KBE 1919; CB 1908

Born 3 June 1860; o s of late Robert Jackson, Registrar-General of Shipping; m 1887, Frances, ...

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Dundas, Sir Robert (Whyte-Melville)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 86 words.

6th Bt cr 1821

Born 31 Oct. 1881; o surv. s of Sir George Whyte Melville Dundas, 5th Bt, and Matilda Louisa Mary (d 1945), ...

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Cartwright, Thomas Robert Brook Leslie-Melville

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 64 words.

Born 1830; 2nd s of late Sir Thomas Cartwright, GCH, of Aynhoe, Co. Northampton, and Maria Elizabeth Augusta, d of Count Von Sandizell, of Bavaria; m 1858, Lady Elizabeth Jane...

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McConnell, Comdr Sir Robert Melville Terence

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 108 words.

3rd Bt cr 1900; VRD

Born 7 Feb. 1902; s of Sir Joseph McConnell, 2nd Bt, and Lisa (d 1956), d of late Jackson McGown; ...

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Melville, John William (1902–1986)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 4 words.

See Melville, (Henry) Robert

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Melville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 36 words.

For this title name see individual entries under Melville; see also Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (1742–1811); Dundas, Robert Saunders, second Viscount Melville (1771–1851);...

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Melville, (Richard) David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 82 words.

Born 22 April 1953; s of late Col Robert Melville and Joan Emerton Melville (née Hawkins); m 1981, Catharine Mary Wingate; one s one ...

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McClure Strait (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 80 words.

Between Melville Island and Banks Island, it is named after Vice Admiral Sir Robert McClure (1807–73), an Irish

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McClure Strait (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 80 words.

Between Melville Island and Banks Island, it is named after Vice Admiral Sir Robert McClure (1807–73), an Irish

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Dundas, Henry, third Viscount Melville (1801–1876), army officer

H. M. Stephens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 447 words.

Dundas, Henry, third Viscount Melville (1801–1876), army officer, eldest son of Robert Saunders Dundas, second Viscount Melville (1771–1851), and his wife, Anne (d. 10 Sept 1841), daughter...

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McClure Strait (Canada)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 80 words.

Between Melville Island and Banks Island, it is named after Vice Admiral Sir Robert McClure (1807–73), an Irish

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Benjamin, Lewis S.

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 241 words.

Born London, 30 March 1874; m 1904, Helen Mina (who obtained a divorce, 1931), d of Robert Purvis, of Aberdeen; died Jan. 1932

(Lewis Melville); author...

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