Son of Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston and Jean Grant
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"William Dundas (1762–1845) was a Scottish politician...
...The son of Robert Dundas, of Arniston, the younger, he became a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in 1788. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for the Anstruther Burghs from 1794 to 1796, for the Northern Burghs from 1796 to 1802, for Sutherland in 1802 and 1806, for Cullen in 1810 and Edinburgh from 1812 to 1831...
...He appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1800 and was Secretary at War from 1804 to 1806. He was a Lord Commissioner of the Admiralty in 1812. He was appointed Keeper of the Signet in 1814 and Lord Clerk Register in 1821."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Dundas', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 March 2012, 12:56 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Dundas&oldid=480314394> [accessed 21 August 2012]