Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Baron Loughborough, first Earl of


Rosslyn, Alexander Wedderburn, Baron Loughborough, first Earl of
(1733-1805)
   Entered Parliament, 1761; solicitor-general, 1771, and supported George III and Lord North in resisting the claims of the American colonies.
   Index: Dr Solicitor-general, on Canadian claims in matters of law, 62, 66.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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  • Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn — (13 February 1733 ndash; 2 January 1805), Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, was the eldest son of Peter Wedderburn (a lord of session as Lord Chesterhall), and was born in East Lothian.He acquired the rudiments of his education at Dalkeith and at …   Wikipedia