Dundas, Robert Saunders ♂
Chancellor of the University of St Andrews. 7.2.1814 - 10.6.1851 (Installed 20.10.1826)
Born 14.3.1771 son of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville and Elizabeth Rennie.
Educated Cambridge University - matriculated 1788, B.A. 1793, M.A. 1799.
Admitted Lincolns Inn 1788. M.P. for Hastings 1794-1796. Rye 1796-1801. Midlothian 1801-1811. Held various political posts including First Lord of the Admiralty1812- 1827, 1828-1830. Retired from political life 1830. [Lawyer, politician]
Died 10.6.1851 at Melville Castle.
- J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses
- Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville in Wikipedia.