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Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melvillelocked

  • Michael Fry


Dundas, Henry, first Viscount Melville (1742–1811), politician, was born on 28 April 1742 at Arniston House, Edinburghshire, Scotland, fourth son among seven children of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston (1685–1753), and his second wife, Ann (1705–1797), daughter of Sir William Gordon of Invergordon (...

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