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date: 01 March 2021

Greig, Sir Louis Leislerlocked

(1880–1953)
  • Philip Ziegler

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Greig, Sir Louis Leisler (1880–1953), courtier, was born in Glasgow on 17 November 1880, the ninth of eleven children. His father, (Robert) David Greig (1838–1900), was a prosperous merchant; his mother, Jessie, née Thomson (1844–1915), also from middle-class stock, was a woman of formidable energy and rectitude. ...

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