Robert Dundas, 2nt Viscoont Melville

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The Viscount Melville

Robert Saunders Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville.jpg
Preses o the Buird o Control
In office
1807–1809
Monarch George III
Prime Meenister The Duke o Portland
Precedit bi Thomas Grenville
Succeedit bi The Laird Harrowby
In office
1809–1812
Monarch George III
Prime Meenister Hon. Spencer Perceval
Precedit bi The Laird Harrowby
Succeedit bi The Yerl o Buckinghamshire
Chief Secretar for Ireland
In office
1809–1809
Monarch George III
Prime Meenister The Duke o Portland
Precedit bi Hon. Sir Arthur Wellesley
Succeedit bi Hon. William Wellesley-Pole
First Laird o the Admiralty
In office
1812–1827
Monarch George III
George IV
Prime Meenister The Yerl o Liverpuil
Precedit bi Charles Philip Yorke
Succeedit bi The Duke o Clarence
(Laird Heich Admiral)
In office
1828–1830
Monarch George IV
Prime Meenister The Duke o Wellington
Precedit bi The Duke o Clarence
(Laird Heich Admiral)
Succeedit bi Sir James Graham, Bt
Personal details
Born 14 Mairch 1771(1771-03-14)
Edinburgh
Dee'd 10 Juin 1851(1851-06-10) (aged 80)
Melville Castle, Midlowden
Naitionality Breetish
Spoose(s) Anne Saunders (d. 1841)
Alma mater Varsity o Göttingen
Varsity o Edinburgh
Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Robert Dundas, 2nt Viscoont Melville, KT, PC, FRS (14 Mairch 1771 – 10 Juin 1851) wis a Breetish statesman, the son o Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscoont.

Pairlament o Great Breetain
Precedit bi
Sir Richard Arden
John Stanley
Member o Pairlament for Hastings
1794–1796
Wi: John Stanley
Succeedit bi
Sir James Sanderson, Bt
Nicholas Vansittart
Precedit bi
Charles Long
Laird Hawkesbury
Member o Pairlament for Rye
1796–1800
Wi: Laird Hawkesbury
Succeedit bi
Laird Hawkesbury
The Laird de Blaquiere
Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick
Precedit bi
Robert Dundas
Member o Pairlament for Midlowden
1801 – 1811
Succeedit bi
Sir George Clerk, Bt
Poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Thomas Grenville
Preses o the Buird o Control
1807–1809
Succeedit bi
The Laird Harrowby
Precedit bi
Hon. Sir Arthur Wellesley
Chief Secretar for Ireland
1809
Succeedit bi
Hon. William Wellesley-Pole
Precedit bi
The Laird Harrowby
Preses o the Buird o Control
1809–1812
Succeedit bi
The Yerl o Buckinghamshire
Precedit bi
Charles Philip Yorke
First Laird o the Admiralty
1812–1827
Succeedit bi
The Duke o Clarence
(Laird Heich Admiral)
Precedit bi
The Duke o Clarence
(Laird Heich Admiral)
First Laird o the Admiralty
1828–1830
Succeedit bi
Sir James Graham, Bt
Honorar teetles
Precedit bi
The Viscoont Melville
Keeper o the Privy Seal o Scotland
1811–1851
Succeedit bi
Hon. Fox Ramsay
Academic offices
Precedit bi
The Duke o Cambridge
Chancellor o the Varsity o St Andras
1814–1851
Succeedit bi
The Duke o Argyll
Peerage o the Unitit Kinrick
Precedit bi
Henry Dundas
Viscoont Melville
1811–1851
Succeedit bi
Henry Dundas