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date: 21 February 2020

Grant, Charles, Baron Glenelglocked

(1778–1866)
  • Ged Martin

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Grant, Charles, Baron Glenelg (1778–1866), politician, the eldest son of Charles Grant and Jane Fraser, was born probably on 26 October 1778 at Kidderpore, Bengal, and spent his early childhood in India. He entered Magdalene College, Cambridge, an evangelical stronghold, in November 1795 and shared a brilliant student career with his brother ...

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