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date: 20 February 2020

Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronetlocked

  • W. G. Blaikie
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew


Agnew, Sir Andrew, seventh baronet (1793–1849), promoter of Sabbatarian legislation, was born at Kinsale, Ireland, on 21 March 1793, into an ancient and distinguished family in Wigtownshire. He was a posthumous son, his father, Andrew Agnew, an army officer, having died on 11 September 1792. His mother, ...

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