A series of reports on its development since the India Act of 1784, written by a select committee which he chaired, concluded that it should give up its inefficient trading privileges, at least in the subcontinent. He sent a mission to the shah of Persia, at whose court French agents were present. image of grave. In 1809 he served as chief secretary for Ireland. As of 2014 the titles are held by the ninth Viscount's eldest son, the tenth Viscount, who succeeded in 2011. Dundas's Indian administration was interrupted for six months in 1809 when he served as Chief Secretary for Ireland. The family seat is Melville Castle between Dalkeith and Lasswade. Dundas was the Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1794, Rye in 1796 and Midlothian in 1801. Montague Abercromby, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Dundas,_2nd_Viscount_Melville. The point was underlined by complaints from the Duke of Wellington in Spain of inadequate protection for the convoys supplying him, especially after the outbreak of hostilities with the United States in 1812 unleashed hordes of American privateers on the Atlantic. Lord Melville, as First Lord of the Admiralty, is a background character in several of Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin novels. Hotels near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, Edinburgh on Tripadvisor: Find 45,361 traveler reviews, 50,055 candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville in Edinburgh, Scotland. The cabinet set a limit of forty-four. Spencer Perceval, succeeding Portland, then wanted to promote him to the cabinet as secretary for war, but this did not happen due to the wishes of his father. He was born in Edinburgh on 14 March 1771, the only son of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, and Elizabeth (1751–1843). Robert Saunders Dundas, second Viscount Melville, statesman, was the only son of Henry Dundas, first viscount Melville, the friend of Pitt. Dundas returned to the Board of Control, still without a place in cabinet. MP for Midlothian in 1801. Hotels near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, Edinburgh on Tripadvisor: Find 45,503 traveler reviews, 50,127 candid photos, and prices for 30 hotels near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville in Edinburgh, Scotland. President of the Board of Control for India in 1807. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville KT PC FRS (14 March 1771 – 10 June 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Hotels in der Nähe von Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, Edinburgh: Auf Tripadvisor finden Sie 45.580 bewertungen von reisenden, 50.001 authentische Reisefotos und Top-Angebote für 317 hotels Hotels in Edinburgh. Charles Dundas. Nachdem er zunächst in Edinburgh zur Schule gegangen war, besuchte er in Begleitung seines Hofmeisters John Bruce (ca. Robert David Ross Dundas, 9. Dundas was appointed Keeper of the Signet for Scotland and elected MP for Midlothian (Edinburghshire) in 1801. His first real test came in negotiating to be left in charge of Scotland by a hostile ‘ministry of all the talents’. Robert Dundas: Birthdate: September 14, 1803: Death: February 18, 1886 (82) Immediate Family: Son of Robert Saunders-Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, KT and Anne Huck-Saunders Brother of Henry Dundas, 3rd Viscount Melville, GCB and Rev. Mar 13 1771 - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Januar 2021 um 22:39 Uhr bearbeitet. In a state paper of February 1813 he pointed out that France, with the shipbuilding resources of the Netherlands and Italy at her disposal, would be able to construct a fleet to match Britain's if the struggle continued much longer. Henry was born on April 28 1742, in Arniston, Midlothian. Henry Dundas (1742-1811), first Viscount Melville, politician, was born on 28 April 1742 at Arniston House, Scotland, fourth son of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston (1685-1753). Melville did not think the fleet could be reduced much below 100 ships of the line. After a successful attempt at law he became his father's private secretary from 1794, though he was brought in as MP for Hastings in 1794, and then Rye in 1796. They had four sons and two daughters; their eldest son, Henry Dundas, later third Viscount Melville, became an army officer while their second son, Richard Saunders Dundas, became First Naval Lord. Dundas was the Member of Parliament for Hastings in 1794, Rye in 1796 and Midlothian in 1801. Dundas wurde 1817 als Mitglied („Fellow“) in die Royal Society aufgenommen. He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1807, a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1817, a Knight of the Thistle in 1821, and was Chancellor of the University of St Andrewsfrom 1814. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville British politician. 1811 erbte er die Titel seines Vaters. Yet he resisted the introduction of steamers, since an infant technology seemed bound to prove expensive and unreliable; moreover, if navies were to be rebuilt all round as steam driven, Britain would place herself on the same level as her rivals. Hon. Den aufkommenden Dampfschiffen stand er zunächst skeptisch gegenüber; er befürchtete, dass die Royal Navy ihre Vormachtstellung auf den Weltmeeren verlieren werde. He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland from 1800. He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland from 1800. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, has been branded 'son of slavery' and a 'colonialist profiter'. He studied afterwards at Edinburgh University and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and was admitted at Lincoln's Inn in 1788. Hon. He also gives his name to Melville Street in the New Town area of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a large statue of him by Sir John Steell stands in the central square of this street. Juli 2011 in Wiltshire) war ein britischer Peer, Soldat und Politiker der Conservative Party. The latter was succeeded by his nephew, the ninth Viscount, the eldest son of the Honourable Robert Maldred St John Melville Dundas, second son of the seventh Viscount. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. The Whigs in Canning's coalition now persuaded him that a Scottish manager was unnecessary; the home secretary could do all the work with a native adviser or two. Dundas attended the University of Edinburgh and was called to the bar in 1763. Nachdem er viele Jahre ein unauffälliger Abgeordneter gewesen war, geriet er erstmals mit mehreren Reden während des Impeachment-Verfahrens gegen seinen Vater in den Blick der Öffentlichkeit. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville KT, PC, FRS (14 March 1771 – 10 June 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville was born on March 14 1771, in Edinburgh, to Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville. 1807 wurde er dann Präsident des Board of Control, welches die Britische Ostindien-Kompanie überwachte. But now clamour is growing for the removal of the statue of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount Melville, from St Andrew Square in Edinburgh as awareness has grown that he was instrumental in prolonging the slave trade involving the UK for many years. Charles Dundas He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland from 1800. Edinburgh Tourism; Edinburgh Hotels; Edinburgh Bed and Breakfast; Edinburgh Vacation Rentals; Edinburgh Vacation Packages; Flights to Edinburgh; Edinburgh Restaurants März 1771 in Edinburgh; † 10. By the late 1820s he was able to authorise the construction of new and larger classes of ship, matching those in France and the United States. Robert Dundas, 2. Appointed a governor of the Bank of Scotland, he was elected chancellor of the University of St Andrews in 1814, and made a Knight of the Thistle in 1821. Letter Signed Melville as First Lord of the Admiralty, to Rear Admiral Sir E.Codrington, making a note of his "desire for employment when a proper opportunity may offer of calling your Services." Mai 1937 in Melville Castle, Dalkeith ; † 21. 2nd Viscount Melville and Baron Duneira Son of: Henry Dundas: and: Elizabeth Rennie: born: 14/3/1771: occupation: MP for Hastings in 1794, then Rye in 1796. Restaurants near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville: (0.02 km) Disposition Coffee (0.05 km) The Edinburgh Residence Restaurant (0.13 km) No. From the description of Papers of Robert Saunders Dundas, Viscount Melville, 1812-1814. for Hastings. He was educated at the Edinburgh High School, and entered parliament when aged twenty-three, in 1794, as M.P. The next year, under Prime Minister Lord Liverpool, he was promoted First Lord of the Admiralty. Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville was born on month day 1771, at birth place, to Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville and Jean Burgess (born Hope). Viscount Melville (* 28. He studied afterwards at Edinburgh University and at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and was admitted at Lincoln's Inn in 1788. Sein ältester Sohn erbte seinen Titel, der zweite Sohn, Richard Saunders Dundas, wurde Erster Seelord. Ken Welsh / Design Pics – Robert Saunders Dundas 2Nd Viscount Melville 1771 To 1851 First Lord Of The Admiralty Engraved By G Parker After Sir T Lawrence From The Book National Portrait Gallery Volume Ii Published C 1835 Photo Print (33, 02 x 40, 64 cm) günstig auf Amazon.de: Kostenlose Lieferung an den Aufstellort sowie kostenlose Rückgabe für qualifizierte Artikel Zu seinen Ehren tragen die Melville-Insel und die Meeresstraße Viscount-Melville-Sund im Norden Kanadas, die Melville-Bucht in Grönland sowie die Melville-Insel im Norden Australiens seinen Namen. Juni 1851 auf Melville Castle nahe Dalkeith, Schottland) war ein britischer Staatsmann. He was also Keeper of the Signet for Scotland from 1800. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). Seine diesbezügliche Tätigkeit, die bis 1812 andauerte, wurde 1809 für sechs Monate unterbrochen, in denen er Chief Secretary for Ireland war. 2015 (Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville KT, PC, FRS (14 March 1771-10 June 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount. Melville resigned in 1830, never to hold office again. Robert passed away on June 10 1851, at age 80 in Melville Castle. The statue of Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, sits on a square pillar on top of two large stone steps in the centre of Melville Crescent. The same year, on 29 August, he married an heiress, Anne Saunders (died 10 Sept 1841), and took her name beside his own. 35 at The Bonham Hotel (0.20 km) Teuchters Bar (0.18 km) Laura's Kitchen; View all restaurants near Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville on Tripadvisor $ Statesman Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville, was the son of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville. 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