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Campbell, John, first Baron Campbell of St Andrewslocked

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Campbell, John, first Baron Campbell of St Andrews (1779–1861), lord chancellor, was born on 15 September 1779 next to the Bell Inn in Cupar, Fife, where his father, George (1747–1824), was a minister of the Church of Scotland for fifty-one years. His mother, ...

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