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Wikipedia contributors. " James Craufurd, Lord Ardmillan ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland ...

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Wikipedia contributors. " Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Biographical Summary IRVING, LORD NEWTON, ALEXANDER . 12/10/1766-23/03/1832. Ref: 794. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1788; Joint Pro...

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Wikipedia contributors. " Christopher Nicholson Johnston ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Wikipedia contributors. " William Ellis Gloag ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

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Sir David Nevoy, Lord Reidie (b. - 1683)

"Lord Nevoy"

Biographical Summary NEVOY, Sir DAVID, Lord Reidie , afterwards Lord Nevoy (d. 1683), of Reidie, Scottish judge, was a regent at St. Leonard's College, St. Andrews, but was deposed in 1649 (Lamont, D...

4/2/2014 4/2/2014

Biographical Summary SALVESEN, LORD SALVESEN, EDWARD THEODORE . 20/07/1857-23/02/1942. Ref: 2539. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon PC(1922). Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Adv...

1/17/2014 1/17/2014

BBC - Your Paintings - John Trayner (1834–1929), Lord Trayner

1/17/2014 1/17/2014

Biographical Summary GUTHRIE, LORD GUTHRIE, CHARLES JOHN . 04/04/1849-28/04/1920. Ref: 2530. Male. Titles and British Honours: The Hon. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1875;...

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Wikipedia Biographical Summary Alexander Burns Shand, 1st Baron Shand PC (13 December 1828-6 March 1904), was a Scottish advocate and judge. He was a Lord of Session between 1872 and 1890 and a Lord ...

12/4/2013 12/4/2013

David Chalmer of Ormond, Lord Ormond (b. - 1592)

"Chalmer of Ormonde"

An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice from its Institution in MDXXXII by George Brunton and David Haig, published by Thomas Clark MDCCCXXXII; page 123 Temple, William, 1827-...

12/4/2013 12/4/2013

The Scots peerage , Vol. II, page 324 An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice from its Institution in MDXXXII by George Brunton and David Haig, published by Thomas Clark MDCCC...

11/28/2013 11/28/2013

Biographical Summary Veitch of Elliock, Lord Elliock, James . 25/09/1712-01/07/1793. Ref: 1541. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: St Andrew Squ...

10/22/2013 10/22/2013

Andrew Macdowal of Bankton, Lord Bankton (c.1685 - 1760)

"Andrew Mcdouall"

8/9/2013 8/9/2013

Biographical Summary Mackintosh, Lord Kyllachy, William . 09/04/1842-09/12/1918. Ref: 1882. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Death: Glasgow. Profession: Advocate. Appointment...

7/8/2013 7/8/2013

Biographical Summary Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh, Sir John Hay Athole . 28/12/1836-09/05/1919. Ref: 1733. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon, PC(1885), KCB(1900), GCB(1916). Place of Birth...

6/14/2013 6/14/2013

Biographical Summary " David of Tarlogie and Ankerville , a Lord of Session under the title of Lord Ankerville . His Lordship married Margaret, daughter of John Cochrane of Revalrig, with issue ...

4/28/2013 4/28/2013

Biographical Summary " Robert Nairn , the eldest son, was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates 20 February 1644. He was with the Royalist foces at the battle of Alyth 27 August 1651, and was...

12/15/2009 4/24/2013

Biographical Summary Wood of Woodcote, Lord Wood, Alexander . 12/11/1788-18/07/1864. Ref: 1629. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Advocate. Appoi...

3/15/2013 3/15/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Inglis, Lord Glencorse FRSE (21 August 1810 – 20 August 1891) was a Scottish politician and judge. He was Lord President of the Court of Session (1867...

3/15/2013 3/15/2013

Biographical Summary " Scott, Sir William (d. 1656), of Clerkington , was the eldest son of Laurence Scott of Harprig, advocate, clerk to the privy council, and one of the clerks of the court of sess...

3/8/2013 3/8/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Graham Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin GCVO, PC, QC (21 November 1849 – 21 August 1942) was a Scottish politician and judge. He served as Secretary for Sco...

3/6/2013 3/6/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Adam Gifford, Lord Gifford FRSE (29 February 1820, Edinburgh – 20 January 1887) was a Scottish advocate and judge. He was a Radical in politics, and expected...

3/6/2013 3/6/2013

Biographical Summary " MACFARLANE, ROBERT, Lord Ormidale (1802-1880), senator of the College of Justice, born in 1802, was son of Parlane Macfarlane of Lugs, Dumbartonshire. He was educated at Glasgo...

3/6/2013 3/6/2013

Biographical Summary Handyside, Lord Handyside, Robert . 26/03/1798-17/04/1858. Ref: 698. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Dean Cemy, Edin...

3/5/2013 3/5/2013

CHARLES MIDDLETON, 2nd Earl Of Middleton held several offices under Charles II. and James II., being envoy extraordinary at Vienna and afterwards joint secretary' for Scotland. In 1684 he became an Eng...

9/19/2011 2/25/2013

Links: Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

3/27/2008 2/24/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Hercules James Robertson, Lord Benholme (13 October 1795 – 15 September 1874) was a Scottish judge. Born in Edinburgh, he was the son of George Robertson-Smi...

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Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Marshall, John, Lord Curriehill  (1794–1868), Scottish judge, son of John Marshall of Garlieston, Wigtonshire, by Marion, daughter of Henry Walke...

2/15/2013 2/15/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Adam Anderson, Lord Anderson FRSE (c. 1797 – 28 September 1853) was a Scottish judge. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1842 to 1846 an...

2/13/2013 2/13/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Rutherfurd (born Andrew Bervie), Lord Rutherfurd of Crosshill FRSE (1791–1852) was a Scottish advocate, judge and politician. His father was the minis...

2/13/2013 2/13/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Duncan McNeill, 1st Baron Colonsay FRSE (20 August 1793 – 31 January 1874) was a Scottish advocate, judge and Tory politician. He was Lord Justice General and ...

2/13/2013 2/13/2013

Notes "He was one of the Lords of Session of the Old School, a race which no longer exists, talented and accomplished and an able judge, tall and handsome and picturesque looking, with his powdered h...

2/13/2013 2/13/2013

William Honeyman, appointed one of the senators of the College of Justice, 5th January, 1797, was created a baronet 12th May, 1S04 (Blk. MS.). Sir William Honeyman sold the estate of Strathy to the Mar...

2/11/2013 2/11/2013

Biographical Summary " Craig, William, Lord Craig (1745–1813), Scottish judge, son of William Craig, minister, of Glasgow, was born in 1745. He studied at the university of Edinburgh, and was ...

2/11/2013 2/11/2013

Biographical Summary " Peter Rollock [or Rollo] of Pilton , son of Andrew R. of Duncrubb and Marion, daugh. and heiress of David Rollo of Menmuir ; educated for the law both at home and on the Contin...

2/11/2013 2/11/2013

Biographical Summary " Pont, Kylpont, or Kynpont, Robert (1524-1606), Scottish reformer, born in 1524 at or near Culross, Perthshire (Buchanan, De Scriptoribus Scotis Illustribus), was the son of Joh...

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Biographical Summary Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn, John . 15/12/1734-24/12/1796. Ref: 1011. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of...

2/10/2013 2/10/2013

Biographical Summary " Sir George Nicolson of Kemnay - was admitted advocate on the 27th July 1661, and nominated an Ordinary Lord in place of Sir George Gordon of Haddo, created Lord Chancellor 5th ...

1/29/2013 1/29/2013

Biographical Summary " Thomas Murray, of Glendoick , co, Perth, 2d s. of Sir Thomas Murray, of Woodend in that county, sometime Sheriff thereof (d. 1606), was admitted an Advocate, 1661 ; had charter...

10/6/2012 1/16/2013

Biographical Summary " PENNEY, WILLIAM, Lord Kinloch (1801–1872), Scottish judge, son of William Penney, merchant, Glasgow, and Elizabeth, daughter of David Johnston, D.D., North Leith, was bo...

1/14/2013 1/14/2013

Biographical Summary " John Wauchope of Edmonstone - Younger son of Sir John Wauchope of Niddry, obtained a charter of the lands of Edmonstone in Mid Lothian, on the 9th June 1671. He was admitted an...

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Sir William Nairne, 5th Baronet of Dunsinane MP (1731 - 1811)

"Nairne of Dunsinnan", "Lord Dunsinnan"

Biographical Summary " Sir William Nairne, Baronet [S. 1704], of Dunsinane , uncle and h., being 2d s. of the 2d Baronet; was 1811. admitted Advocate, 11 March 1755; Joint Commissary Clerk of Edinbur...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Patrick Bannerman Robertson, Baron Robertson (19 August 1845 - 1909), was a Scottish judge and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885...

1/5/2013 1/5/2013

Biographical Summary " HOG, Sir ROGER, Lord Harcarse (1635?–1700), Scottish judge, son of William Hog, advocate, of Bogend, was born in Berwickshire about 1635. He was admitted an advocate on ...

12/31/2012 12/31/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Alexander Dunbar junior - The son of David Dunbar, and succentor of Moray upon father's death, he was claiming right of succession by right of papal provision. He rec...

5/23/2011 12/18/2012

Dr. William Robertson MP (1753 - 1835)

Dr. Robertson was a clergyman, historian, and chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, which commissioned and still owns his portrait by Raeburn of 1792. The younger Robertson studied law and was adm...

8/3/2009 11/27/2012

Sir William Lockhart of Lee (c.1621 - 1675)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he ...

5/2/2008 11/25/2012

Biographical Summary " Sir Archibald of Rankeillour , baptized 9 September 1639; admitted Advocate 30 June 1664; an ordinary Lord of Session 1 November 1689, and a Lord Justiciary 27 January 1696, ab...

11/23/2012 11/23/2012

Biographical Summary " John Maxwell , born 1591, son of John M. of Cavens in Nithdale; educated at Univ. of St Andrews; M.A. (29th July 1611); adm. to Mortlach in 1615; trans. to High Kirk, Edinburgh...

11/16/2012 11/16/2012

Biographical Summary " Sir Robert Preston of Preston - Second son of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield, obtained a charter of the lands of Preston, in Mid Lothian, on the 20th August 1663. He was knigh...

10/24/2012 11/15/2012

Biographical Summary " Joshua Henry Mackenzie - Son of the celebrated Henry Mackenzie, was admitted advocate 19th January 1799, was appointed Sheriff-depute of the county of Linlithgow, 9th March 181...

11/13/2012 11/13/2012

Richard Bothwell, LL.D. Rector of Eskirk (b. - 1547)

"Rector of Ashkirk"

Biographical Summary "Second son of Richard Bothwell, Provost of Edinburgh, in the time of James III. by Elizabeth, daughter of William Somerville of Plean, in the county of Stirling. Being bred to t...

8/18/2012 11/9/2012

John McLaren (1831 - 1910)

"Lord McLaren"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John McLaren (17 August 1831 – 6 April 1910), Lord McLaren , was a Scottish Liberal politician and judge. The son of Duncan McLaren, a former Provost of Edin...

11/9/2012 11/9/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Burnett, Lord Monboddo (25 October 1714 – 26 May 1799) was a Scottish judge, scholar of linguistic evolution, philosopher and deist. He is most famous to...

12/9/2009 11/9/2012

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock: Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock [1] M, #21513, b. circa 1517, d. 3 January 1589/90 Last Edited=28 Ma...

11/22/2009 11/5/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Moir Tod Stormonth Darling, Lord Stormonth-Darling (3 November 1844 – 2 June 1912) was a Scottish politician and judge... ...He was Member of Parliament for ...

8/12/2011 11/4/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Blair Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross , PC, QC (11 July 1837 – 22 January 1905) was a Scottish lawyer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons fr...

4/17/2012 11/4/2012

CLAUDE IRVINE-BOSWELL OF BALMUTO, LORD BALMUTO [John A. Henderson, The Annals of Lower Deeside, being a Topographical, Proprietary, Ecclesiastic, and Antiquarian History of Durris, Drumoak, and Culte...

11/7/2011 11/4/2012

Alexander Murray, of Murrayfield, Lord Henderland (1736 - 1795)

"of Murrayfield", "Lord Henderland"

Biographical Summary " MURRAY, Alexander (1736-95), of Murrayfield, Edinburgh, and Henderland, Peebles - b. 11 May 1736, 1st s. of Archibald Murray of Murrayfield, adv., by Jean, da. of Lord William ...

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Biographical Summary " George Sinclair of Woodhall - Third son of Sir John Sinclair, fourth Baronet of Stevenson, and Martha, daughter and heiress of Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill, one of the Senat...

10/20/2012 10/28/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton (1692 – December 13, 1766) was a notable Scottish judge and Lord Justice Clerk... ...Andrew Fletcher was the son of Henry Fletch...

8/28/2012 10/28/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Dundas, Lord Dundas (8 June 1854 – 14 February 1922) was a Scottish politician and judge... ...The youngest son of George Dundas, one of the Senators o...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Notes "His younger brother, George Dundas, has died eight years before. He was called to the Scottish Bar in 1826 , and enjoyed considerable practice. In 1845 he became Sheriff of Selkirkshire, and i...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Biographical Summary Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie, Donald . 22/06/1818-19/05/1875. Ref: 972. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Norwood, nr London....

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan (October 9, 1792 – June 10, 1851) was a Scottish lawyer and judge. He was Solicitor General for Scotland between 1840 and 1841...

9/21/2008 10/27/2012

Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn (1779 - 1854)

"Lord Cockburn"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn (Cockpen, Midlothian, 26 October 1779 – Bonaly, Midlothian, 26 April/18 July 1854) was a Scottish lawyer, judge ...

9/21/2008 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Edward Francis Maitland, Lord Barcaple FRSE (1803–1870) was a Scottish advocate and judge. The brother of Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan, he became an advo...

9/21/2008 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff FRSE (29 November 1811 – 27 April 1895), was a Scottish lawyer and politician. The son of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, 9t...

6/17/2010 10/27/2012

David Mure, Lord Mure (1810 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Mure (11 October 1810 – 11 April 1891) was a Scottish lawyer and Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1859 to 1865, when he...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Hope (1794–1858), Scottish judge, eldest son of Charles Hope, Lord President of the Court of Session, was born on 26 May 1794, and received some part of h...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray , (1779-1859) was a Scottish judge. Son of Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland, he contributed to the Edinburgh Review from its...

10/27/2012 10/27/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Baronet (1724–1804) was a Scottish judge. He was the son of David Rae of St Andrews, an episcopalian minister, by his wife ...

10/26/2012 10/26/2012

Biographical Summary " Alexander Lockhart of Covington - Son of George Lockhart of Carnwarth, and Lady Euphemia Montgomery, daughter of the Earl of Eglinton, passed as advocate 20th January 1722... ...

10/26/2012 10/26/2012

John Maitland, 5th Earl of Lauderdale was born circa 1655.1 He was the son of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale and Elizabeth Lauder. He married Lady Margaret Cunningham, daughter of Alexander C...

3/1/2007 10/25/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Patrick Grant, Lord Elchies (1690–1754) was a Scottish judge... ...Grant was the son of Captain Grant of Easter Elchies. He was admitted an advocate on 12 Fe...

10/25/2012 10/25/2012

Sir Robert Spottiswoode (c.1596 - 1646)

Sir Robert Spottiswoode, 2d son of the archbishop, born 1596, was a man of extraordinary parts, learning and merit. The history of his life is subjoined to his Practicks of the Law of Scotland : As S...

6/24/2007 10/24/2012

[The Peerage ] Biographical Summary " James Wolfe Murray, Lord Cringletie , a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, godson of Gen. Wolfe, b. 5 Jan. 1759; m. 7 April, Isabella Katherine, on...

10/24/2012 10/24/2012

Biographical Summary " Sir John, of Drumcairn , sometime Tutor of Stormont, was nominated an Ordinary Lord of Session in 1681; elected a commissioner for the county of Perth to the Parliaments of 168...

10/24/2012 10/24/2012

Sir Robert Murray, Kt. MP (1608 - 1673)

"Moray", "Murrey"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Robert Moray (alternative spellings: Murrey, Murray) (1608 or 1609 – 4 July 1673) was a Scottish soldier, statesman, diplomat, judge, spy, freemason and na...

10/24/2012 10/24/2012

Biographical Summary " John Preston of Fentonbarns Lord President - This judge is said to have been the son of a baker in Edinburgh... ...On the 6th June 1609, the Court, in obedience to a letter f...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

Biographical Summary " Robert Pringle of Edgefield - Son of Thomas Pringle, writer to the signet, was admitted advocate 4th July 1724; and in 1748 was appointed Sheriff Depute for the county of Banff...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

Biographical Summary " Andrew Pringle of Alemore - Son of John Pringle of Haining, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was admitted advocate 3d February 1760. He was appointed Sheriff of t...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

John Pringle, Lord Haining (c.1674 - 1754)

Biographical Summary " PRINGLE, John (c.1674-1754), of Haining, Selkirk - b. c.1674, 2nd s. of Andrew Pringle of Clifton, Roxburgh by Violet, da. of John Rutherford of Edgerston, Roxburgh. educ. ?Edi...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

Biographical Summary " James Murray of Philiphaugh - Eldest son of Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh, by Ann, daughter of Sir Archibald Douglas of Cavers was born in 1655. He sat in the convention of es...

10/23/2012 10/23/2012

Biographical Summary " Alexander Seton of Kilcreuch - was admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 14th February 1626. He was knighted by Charles I. at Holyrood on the 12th July 1633, and resigned his seat o...

3/8/2012 10/21/2012

Biographical Summary " James Scougal of Whitehill - son of John Scougal, Lord Whytekirk, entered advocate 8th June 1687, and admitted without trial; having presented a petition to the Lords, represen...

10/21/2012 10/21/2012

Biographical Summary " John Scougal of Whytehill - son of Sir John Scougal of Scougal, and brother of Patrick, Bishop of Aberdeen. He was nominated an Ordinary Lord 17th February 1661, and at the sit...

10/21/2012 10/21/2012

Biographical Summary " SINCLAIR, Sir Robert, Lord Stevenson (1640?–1713), Scottish judge, born about 1640, was second son of John Sinclair the younger of Stevenson, Haddingtonshire, and Isabel...

7/18/2012 10/20/2012

Biographical Summary " Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill - Third son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, was admitted advocate by the commissioners for the administration of justice, on the 4th January 1656,...

10/20/2012 10/20/2012

Sir John Spens of Condie (c.1520 - 1573)

Biographical Summary " John Spens of Condie , King's Advocate - Son of John Spens of Condie, was one of nine advocates selected by the court, on the 1st March 1549, to procure before them in all acti...

10/20/2012 10/20/2012

SPOTTISWOOD, JOHN, a distinguished prelate, archbishop of St. Andrews, eldest son of the preceding, was born in 1565. The house of Greenbank near the village of Mid Calder, Edinburghshire, is mentioned...

6/24/2007 10/20/2012

Biographical Summary " John, fourth Lord Innermeath , succeeded his father. He had a charter, under the Great Seal, 23 June 1542, of the lands of Redcastle, for which he was to pay one red rose in th...

12/16/2008 10/16/2012

Hugh Somerville, 5th Lord Somerville (c. 1484 – 1549) was a lord of the Parliament of Scotland. He is sometimes reckoned to be the 4th Lord Somerville. He succeeded his brother, John Somervill...

10/15/2008 10/14/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert McQueen, Lord Braxfield (1722–1799) was a Scottish advocate and judge... ...McQueen was born near Lanark, son of John McQueen of Braxfield... ...He ...

10/7/2012 10/7/2012

Alexander Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank (1777 - 1861)

"Alexander Maconochie-Wellwood"

Biographical Summary Maconochie, after 1854 Maconochie-Welwood of Garvock & Pitliver, Lord Meadowbank, Alexander . 02/03/1777-30/11/1861. Ref: 999. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon. Pla...

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