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date: 20 September 2019

Adair, Sir Robertlocked

(1763–1855)
  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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Adair, Sir Robert (1763–1855), politician and diplomatist, was the son of Robert Adair, sergeant-surgeon to George III, and Lady Caroline Keppel. He was born on 24 May 1763, and was sent to Westminster School in 1773, and thence to the University of Göttingen...

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