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About Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston
Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston was born on 18 July 1713. He was the son of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston. He married, secondly, Jean Grant, daughter of William Grant, Lord Prestongrange. He married, firstly, Henrietta Carmichael, daughter of Sir James Carmichael and Margaret Baillie, on 17 October 1741.
Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston lived at Arniston, Midlothian, Scotland. He held the office of Lord President of the Court of Session between 1760 and 1787
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"Robert Dundas of Arniston, the younger (1713–1787) was a Scottish judge...
...The eldest son of Robert Dundas (1685–1753), he was deducated at Edinburgh University and studied Roman law at Utrecht University...
...Dundas served as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1742 to 1746 and as Lord Advocate from 1754 to 1760. He was Member of Parliament for Midlothian from 1754. He was Lord President of the Court of Session from 1760 to 1787, losing his popularity for giving his casting vote against Archibald (Stewart) Douglas in the Douglas peerage case."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Robert Dundas of Arniston, the younger', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 6 May 2012, 03:44 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Dundas_of_Arniston,_the_younger&oldid=490921063> [accessed 21 August 2012]
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- Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002, pt. 1. A-J, page 277
- Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed. London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 489
Rt. Hon. Robert Dundas of Arniston's Timeline
July 18, 1713
June 6, 1758
Sanson, Berwickshire, UK
December 31, 1760
December 13, 1787
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland