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  Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (April 28, 1742 – May 28, 1811) was a Scottish lawyer and politician.
He was the fourth son of Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston, the elder (1685–1753), Lord President of the Court of Session, and was born at Dalkeith in 1742.
In 1802 he was elevated to the Peerage of the United Kingdom as Viscount Melville and Baron Dunira.
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 MyClan.com : Armigerous Clan Melville Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
David Melville eventually became commander-in-chief of the army in Scotland, and was a commissioner for the Union of the Parliaments.
Viscount Balgonie served in the army, and was decorated with the French Legion of Honour.
Melville Castle, which stands in the ancient barony of Melville, was entirely rebuilt by the Dundas family, who, although they took the title, ‘Viscount Melville’, have no direct connection with the chiefly family.
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 Hilton Melville
Melville is less well known as a poet and did not write any substantial poetry until late in his life; after the Civil War, he published Battle-Pieces, which sold well.
He was born at Baldovy near Montrose, the youngest son of Richard Melville (brother to Melville of Dysart); his father died at the Battle of Pinkie in 1547, fighting in the van of the Scottish army.
The title of Viscount Melville was created in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1802 for Henry Dundas, a notable politician of the period.
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 Origin of the Melivin/Melville Surname
The Melvilles are said to have originated from Malleville in the Pays de Caux Normandy and gave their name to the lands of Melville in Midlothian and Fife.
The title of Earl of Melville in the peerage of Scotland was co-joined since 1704 with that of the Earl of Leven and conferred in 1690 on George, 4th Lord Melville.
From the Rosses, the old Midlothian lands of Melville had passed through various hands until Henry Dundas, "the un-crowned King of Scotland" married the heiress and took the title Viscount Melville from her lands in 1802.
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 viscount - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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Viscount Melville Sound, arm of the Arctic Ocean, in both the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Territory, northern Canada.
Palmerston, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865), foreign secretary and prime minister (1855-1858, 1859-1865) of Britain, who had an...
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 Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville (robert dundas, 2nd viscount melville resources)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville (March 14, 1771–June 10, 1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount.
Melville filled various political offices and was First Lord of the Admiralty from 1812 to 1827, and from 1828 to 1830; his name is perpetuated by that of Melville Sound, because of his interest in Arctic exploration.
Edinburghshire or Midlothian was a constituency the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1708 to 1918.
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 History of the Melville Clan
Richard Maluvell's grand-daughter inherited the Barony of Melville which passed to the Ross family when she married Sir John Ross of Halkhead and the barony remained in that family until 1705.
Sir Robert Melville of Murdocairnie was the keeper of the Palace of Linlithgow
His son, also a judge, was given the title Lord Monymail in 1627 by King Charles I. The fourth Lord Melville, a staunch Protestant, supported an unsuccessful rebellion by James, Duke of Monmouth, the illegitimate son of King Charles II.
www.rampantscotland.com /clans/blclanmelville.htm   (616 words)

  
 Walkabout - Melville Island
Bathurst and Melville Islands are known as the Tiwi Islands.
King sailed between Bathurst and Melville Islands and was the first European to discover the dangers of the changing tides in the narrow Apsley Strait.
Like Bathurst Island in 1978 the ownership of Melville Island was formally handed back to the Tiwi people and today the island is run by the Tiwi Land Council.
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 Melville Castle, Castle Accommodation in Scotland near Edinburgh
Scotland is famous for its Scottish castles and country estates, with Melville castle offering a perfect location to experience the charm of a late 18th century castle.
Built in 1786 on the site of the old Medieval castle for the first Viscount Melville, it is described as of important historical and architectural significance.
The original Melville family home, was rebuilt by the Dundas family who took the title "Viscount Melville" although they have no connection with the Melville line.
www.celticcastles.com /castles/melville-castle   (333 words)

  
 Viscounts Melville Papers
With the creation of the Pitt ministry, Dundas' political influence reached new heights: he was Pitt's close personal friend and second to him in the House of Commons; he domianted Scottish politics in Parliament; he controlled Indian affairs; and when hostilities with France developed, he played a major role in the conduct of the war.
Created Viscount Melville in 1802, he held office as treasurer of the navy, 1782-1800; lord of trade, 1784-1786; home secretary, 1791-1794; president of the board of Control for Indian Affairs, 1793-1801; secretary at war, 1794-1801; and first lord of the admiralty, 1804-1805.
Papers of Henry Dundas, 1st viscount Melville, British statesman, jurist, and of his son Robert Saunders Dundas, 2d viscount Melville, first lord of the admiralty.
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/Arlenes/M/Melville.html   (691 words)

  
 Viscount Communications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Viscount Systems Inc., is a designer and manufacturer of telecommunications and electronic door control access systems for the security industry.
From 1969-1997 Viscount was an R&D affiliate of Telus, itself a controlled subsidiary of GTE, now Verizon Communications.
Viscount's products have been installed in approximately 35,000 sites in over 30 countries and are sold through a 500 member, North America-wide dealer network comprised of security equipment vendors, including Tyco/ADT, Honeywell and Siemens.
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In both Nabokov and Melville the theme of polar exploration and its associations with the exploration in literature for inner truth is portrayed as a noble quest.
Melville’s aunt Mary was the wife of John D’Wolf, an old sea captain who had crossed Siberia by dogsled with Georg H. von Langsdorff, the naturalist who accompanied the Russian Admiral J. Krusenstern on his arctic expedition.
In Herman Melville, Pierre or the Ambiguities, Evanston: Northwestern University Press, ([1852], 1971), Melville as the narrator posits, “In those Hyperborian Regions, to which enthusiastic Truth and Earnestness, and Independence, will invariably lead a mind fitted by nature for profound and fearless thought, all objects are seen in a dubious, uncertain, and refracting light.
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 Viscount Communications
Steve Pineau, Viscount President and CEO, commented: "Unlike any older Wiegand based systems, not only does MESH™ LCS eliminate up to 80% of the cost of traditional building controllers, the implementation of clustered redundancy means that should a primary server fail the system will simply enter into backup mode and continue to operate.
Viscount's products have been installed in approximately 35,000 sites in over 30 countries and are sold through a 500-member, North America-wide dealer network comprised of security equipment vendors.
Forward-looking statements: This press release and other statements by Viscount Systems Inc. may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act with respect to the outlook for earnings and revenues, other future financial or business performance, strategies and expectations.
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 Family Tree genealogy and Scottish clan history from AncestralScotland - Search Results
His lineal descendant, Sir John Melville of Raith, was a favourite of James V and in 1536, and again in 1542, obtained charters to lands at Murdocairnie in Fife.
His son, Sir Robert Melville of Murdocarnie was, in 1589, appointed Vice-Chancellor of Scotland.
George Melville would be succeeded by his son, David, who would also go on to succeed through his mother, the earldom of Leven.
www.ancestralscotland.com /clandetails.html?clan=melville.html   (352 words)

  
 BMMDA Background-Arctic Islands
Viscount Melville Sound to the north of Victoria Island is connected to the Beaufort Sea via the 400 m deep channel of M
Viscount Melville Sound is never entirely free of ice.
Summer ice conditions in the north portions of the Strait are variable as pack ice moves in and out from Viscount Melville Sound.
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 Melville Island Prison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Melville Island, which is now a yacht club, is located in small cove on the mainland side near the head of the Northwest Arm.
The British purchased the island in Melville Cove in 1804 for ₤1,000 with the intention of building a military prison; it was named for Viscount Melville who was Lord of the Admiralty at the time.
The main prison buildings were destroyed by fire in 1936, but over the years the prison held French and American prisoners of war from the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812, British military prisoners and even German prisoners of war during the First World War.
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 MELVILLE ISLAND, TOP END, NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA
Melville Island is Australia’s second largest island after Tasmania.
In 1818 the son of New South Wales Governor Philip Gidley King, Phillip Parker King explored the island (he named it after Viscount Melville) and was surprised to discover that the local Aboriginal people knew some Portuguese words.
Ownership of Melville Island was returned to the Tiwi people in 1978, and like Bathurst Island, it is run by the Tiwi Land Council.
www.australianexplorer.com /melville_island.htm   (231 words)

  
 SitNews - Grizzlies set to invade high Arctic?
The evidence of the barren ground grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) was discovered on Melville Island, an uninhabited part of the western Arctic archipelago 1,500 kilometres due north of Yellowknife, and 1,000 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.
The result: the genetic analysis pointed to a male barren ground grizzly bear, rather than a Viscount Melville polar bear, the variety known to inhabit the Melville Island area.
They're also known to be able to survive the winter and den on Victoria Island, the island separated from Melville to the north by Viscount Melville Sound.
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 MyClan.com : Clan Dundas : Clan History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On 21 December 1802 he was raised to the peerage as Viscount Melville and Baron Dunira.
In the original plan for Edinburgh’s Georgian New Town, the site of Melville’s house was to be a church to balance that built in Charlotte Square which lay at the other end of George Street, which linked the two.
The viscount preferred the site for his own home, and so great was his influence that the plan was simply ignored.
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 Melville Monument, Edinburgh, Melville, St Andrews Square, Monument,
The Melville Monument is 41m high and sits centrally to St Andrew Square, dominating it and views along George Street.
The Melville Monument is a fluted column atop which is the stone statue of Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville.
Viscount Melville (or Lord Melville) was an aristocratic 18th century politician, but more importantly the King's Chancellor, and has been described as the most powerful Scot of his day.
www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk /melville_monument.htm   (126 words)

  
 Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville
Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville (1771-1851) was a British statesman, the son of Henry Dundas, the 1st Viscount.
Melville filled various political offices and was First Lord of the Admiralty fron 1812 to 1827 and from 1828 to 1830; his name is perpetuated by that of Melville Sound[?], because of his interest in Arctic exploration.
His eldest son became Henry Dundas, 3rd Viscount Melville.
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 The Morrisburg & District Historical Society, Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville.
The Morrisburg and District Historical Society, Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville.
Henry Dundas, founder of the Melville line, was the fourth son of Robert Dundas of Arniston, lord president of the court of session.
The title of Melville came from Melville Castle, which his wife had inherited.
www.glen-net.ca /morrisburghistoricalsociety/hdundas.html   (792 words)

  
 Melville Castle hotel, Edinburgh hotels, Edinburgh & Lothian hotels, Scotland hotels, UK hotels - Dilos Holiday ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The castle is set in a secluded position on the bank of the North Esk River within a fifty acre wooded estate.
Melville Castle Hotel has been restored and refurbished to provide a luxury hotel.
During your stay you can arrange various activities and outdoor country sports, there are three golf courses and the attractive grounds are home to a variety of wild life.
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 The Melville name - Dundas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dundas is the family name of Viscount Melville.
The 1st Viscount (1742-1811) became MP for Midlothian in 1774.
He held various offices in the North and Pitt administrations, but was impeached in 1805 as Treasurer of the Navy for "gross malversation and breach of duty.
www.btinternet.com /~outreach/family/genes/melville/dundas.htm   (180 words)

  
 Viscount Melville Sound - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
VISCOUNT MELVILLE SOUND [Viscount Melville Sound] 250 mi (402 km) long and 100 mi (161 km) wide, arm of the Arctic Ocean, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Canada, between Victoria and Prince of Wales islands on the south and Melville and Bathurst islands on the north.
The western part was explored (1850-53) by Sir Robert McClure.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Viscount Melville Sound" at HighBeam.
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Melville Castle has been restored and refurbished to provide a luxury 4 star Hotel only 6 miles from Edinburgh city.
Melville Castle is situated south east of Edinburgh just beyond the city boundary.
Melville Castle Hotel requires that the booking be cancelled at least days prior to the arrival date.
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 Melville - origins of the name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Unfortunately he fell victim of Archbishop Hamilton at the Reformation and was executed.
The title of Viscount Melville was conferred with Baron Duneira of Perthshire on The Right Hon Henry Dundas, a distinguished statesman in 1802.
He lived the rest of his life in France as a professor at the protestant University of Sedan.
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 Armdale Yacht Club - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - About AYC - History - Offering a complete range of facilities and ...
In 1752, the area now known as Melville Island was part of a land grant of 160 acres to two colonists, John Aubony (Aubenny) and Robert Cowie.
In 1794, two houses, on Melville Island, were rented two miles out of town for the sick and wounded French POW's expected from St. Domingo.
Henry Dundas, the Viscount Melville, a person of "provincial dialect and ungraceful manner" was impeached two years later.
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 AllRefer.com - Viscount Melville Sound (Arctic Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Viscount Melville Sound, 250 mi (402 km) long and 100 mi (161 km) wide, arm of the Arctic Ocean, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Canada, between Victoria and Prince of Wales islands on the south and Melville and Bathurst islands on the north.
It is a section of the Northwest Passage.
More articles from AllRefer Reference on Viscount Melville Sound
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