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Robert Dundas (Lord Arniston)

Who was Robert Dundas?

He was the eldest son of Sir James Dundas, Lord Arniston, by Marion, daughter of Robert, Lord Boyd. He was educated abroad, but returned to Scotland as an adherent of the Prince of Orange, and represented Midlothian in the parliaments of 1700–2 and 1702–7.

He was appointed an ordinary lord of session, on 1 November 1689, assuming the title of Lord Arniston, and sat on the bench for thirty years.


http://www.historic-scotland.g... [accessed 7 April 2008]

J. M. Rigg, ‘Dundas, Robert, Lord Arniston (d. 1726)', rev. Anita McConnell, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 [, accessed 7 April 2008]

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