Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville, 1742-1811

political manager of Scotland, statesman, administrator of British India.
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"This represents Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville ( - ). He was the Scottish Lord Advocate and an MP for Edinburgh and Midlothian, and the First Lord of the Admiralty.

Extract. Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (–), politician, was born on 28 April at Arniston House, Edinburghshire, Scotland, fourth son among seven children of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston (–), and his second wife, Ann (–), daughter of.

Dundas County, part of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry was named in after Henry Dundas, the First Viscount Melville ().

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Dundas was from Scotland and served in. Henry Dundas, the first Viscount Melville (), statesman, Henry Dundas the father of Robert Saunders Dundas, the second Viscount Melville (), also a statesman. Henry Dundas was educated at Edinburgh High School and University, before becoming solicitor-general for Scotland in DUNDAS, Henry (), of Melville Castle, Edinburgh.

He became Viscount Melville on 24 Dec. This honour and the compliment of being consulted on Indian affairs put him in a good humour with Addington’s ministry, but he failed to induce Pitt, who professed surprise at his accepting a peerage, to join the government in March The Melville Monument, which stands at the centre of St Andrew's Square in Edinburgh, was erected between and in memory of the Tory statesman Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville (–).

The design for the monument, more than ft. Dundas, Henry () 1st Viscount Melville, statesman This page summarises records created by this Person The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), 1742-1811 book name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find Henry Dundas collection.

Henry Dundas () Printer-friendly version. Henry Dundas () Politician. Henry Dundas was known as 'uncrowned king of Scotland' and 'Harry the ninth' due to his political power. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates inand became an MP from for Midlothian and then Edinburgh.

In he was created first. Until recently, few Scots who stood under the long shadow of Edinburgh’s Melville Monument, walked down its Dundas Street, or sauntered along its Melville Drive; or Canadians who walked down Toronto’s Dundas Street and gathered in Dundas Square, or residents of Dundas, Ontario, knew or cared that Henry Dundas (), first Viscount Melville, was Home Secretary from to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matheson, Cyril.

Life of Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville, London, Constable & Co., Ltd., Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, Publisher London, Oxford university press, H.

Milford Collection cornell; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Cornell University Library Contributor usage rights See terms Language English. Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (), was the most powerful Scottish politician of his day and dubbed “the uncrowned king of Scotland” but among other things he delayed the.

This is the first comprehensive and up-to-date biography of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville () and his son Robert, 2nd Viscount Melville (). Aided by other members of their family, they ruled Scotland from the s to the s in a period of government later dubbed 'the Dundas Despotism'.Reviews: 2.

The same year, Dundas accepted a peerage and became Viscount Melville of Melville and Baron Dunira. He became First Lord of the Admiralty in May The downfall of Dundas - to some, Henry the Ninth, the uncrowned King of Scotland - came with his impeachment for 'high crimes and misdemeanours' in The substance of the speech of the Right Hon.

Henry Dundas, in the House of Commons, Tuesday, Jon opening the East India Budget By Henry Dundas Melville, First Viscount Melville ().

Originally published inthis book presents a concise biography of the Scottish statesman Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville ().

The text provides accessible information on the key aspects of Dundas' life, the main aim being 'to portray a Author: J. Lovat-Fraser. Dundas, Henry (1st Viscount Melville ; ) schema: deathDate Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. MELVILLE, HENRY DUNDAS, 1st Viscount (), British statesman, fourth son of Robert Dundas (), lord president of the Scottish court of session, was born at Edinburgh inand was educated at the high school and university there.

Becoming a member of the faculty of advocates inhe soon acquired a leading position at the bar; and he had the advantage of the.

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Dundas, Henry, 1st Viscount Melville (–). Scottish politician, son of Robert, Lord Arniston, president of the Court of Session. Dundas followed his family tradition by taking up the law, and in was appointed solicitor-general for was MP for Midlothian –90 and for Edinburgh – when he was created Viscount Melville.

Henry Dundas, First Viscount Melville, political manayer of Scotland, statesman, adninistrator of British India.

xi + SS 1. 16s. We have been inclined to think of Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, only as the politician whose manipulation of tlle parliamentary constituencies of Scotland made Pitt's political position and.

Michael Fry, ‘Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (–)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, ; online edn. DUNDAS, HENRY, first Viscount Melville (–), fourth son of Robert Dundas of Arniston the elder [q.

v.], lord president of the court of session –53, by his second wife, Anne, daughter of Sir William Gordon of Invergordon, bart., was born on 28 April The Dundas despotism is the name, derived from Henry Cockburn, given to the half-century of Scottish government straddling It was dominated by two cadets, father and son, of the family of Dundas of Arniston, later elevated to the peerage as Viscounts Melville.

Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, Title: Henry Dundas papers Date [inclusive]: Call Number: Ms. Coll. Extent: 4 linear feet (13 boxes) Language: English Abstract: Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville PC and Baron Dunira (28 April –28 May ) was a.

“This represents Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville ( – ). He was the Scottish Lord Advocate and an MP for Edinburgh and Midlothian, and the First Lord of the Admiralty. Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville () This article was written by George Fisher Russell Barker and it was published in Henry Dundas, first Viscount Melville, fourth son of Robert Dundas of Arniston the elder, lord president of the court of sessionby his second wife, Anne, daughter of Sir William Gordon of Invergordon.

Melville, Henry Dundas, Viscount, Collection of autograph letters, notes, and related material, mainly sent to the first and second Lords Melville. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library.The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress.

This includes data values and the controlled vocabularies that house them. Datasets available include LCSH, BIBFRAME, LC Name Authorities, LC Classification, MARC codes, PREMIS vocabularies, ISO language codes, and more.Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: Substance of the speeches of the Right Honourable Henry Dundas on His Majesty's message for declining to treat at present with France.