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John Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross

John Blair Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross, PC, QC (11 July 1837 – 22 January 1905) was a Scottish lawyer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 to 1899. [1]

38 relations: Advocate, Alexander Asher, Andrew Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin, Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, Bar association, Baron Kinross, Charles Pearson, Lord Pearson, Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire (UK Parliament constituency), Dean Cemetery, Deputy Lieutenant, Donald Mackenzie (advocate), East Lothian, Edinburgh, Edinburgh Academy, Edward VII, Eugene Wason, House of Commons of the United Kingdom, James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff, James Robertson, Baron Robertson, John Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh, John McLaren, Lord McLaren, Liberal Party (UK), Lord Advocate, Lord President of the Court of Session, Member of parliament, North Ayrshire (UK Parliament constituency), Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Queen Victoria, Queen's Counsel, Scotland, Senator of the College of Justice, Shires of Scotland, Solicitor General for Scotland, The Right Honourable, United Kingdom general election, 1880, University of Edinburgh, William Patrick Adam.

Advocate

An advocate is a type of professional person in several different legal systems and it is also a commonly used honorific for remarkable lawyers, such as in "Adv. Sir Alberico Gentili".

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Alexander Asher

Alexander Asher (27 January 1834 – 5 August 1905) was a Scottish politician and lawyer, who was elected as Member of Parliament for the Elgin Burghs constituency from 1881 until his death in 1905.

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Andrew Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin

Andrew Graham Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin (21 November 1849 – 21 August 1942) was a Scottish politician and judge.

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Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian (7 May 1847 – 21 May 1929) was a British Liberal statesman and Prime Minister.

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Bar association

A bar association is a professional body of lawyers.

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Baron Kinross

Baron Kinross, of Glasclune in the County of Haddington, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Charles Pearson, Lord Pearson

Sir Charles John Pearson (1843–1910) was a Scottish politician and judge.

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Clackmannan

Clackmannan (Clach Mhanainn, meaning "Stone of Manau"), is a small town and civil parish set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.

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Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire (UK Parliament constituency)

Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1832 to 1918.

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Dean Cemetery

The Dean Cemetery is a historically important Victorian cemetery north of the Dean Village, west of Edinburgh city centre, in Scotland.

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Deputy Lieutenant

In the United Kingdom, a Deputy Lieutenant is a Crown appointment and one of several deputies to the Lord Lieutenant of a lieutenancy area: an English ceremonial county, Welsh preserved county, Scottish lieutenancy area, or Northern Irish county borough or county.

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Donald Mackenzie (advocate)

The Hon.

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East Lothian

East Lothian (Aest Lowden, Lodainn an Ear), is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and a lieutenancy area.

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann) is the capital city of Scotland, located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth.

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Edinburgh Academy

The Edinburgh Academy is an independent school which was opened in 1824.

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Edward VII

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November 1841 – 6 May 1910) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death.

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Eugene Wason

Eugene Wason (26 January 1846 – 19 April 1927) was a Scottish lawyer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in three periods between 1885 and 1918.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which, like the House of Lords (the upper house), meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff

James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff FRSE (29 November 1811 – 27 April 1895) was a Scottish lawyer and politician.

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James Robertson, Baron Robertson

James Patrick Bannerman Robertson, Baron Robertson (19 August 1845 – 1909), was a Scottish judge and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 until 1891 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Robertson.

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John Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh

Sir John Hay Athole Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh KCB, PC (27 December 1836 – 9 May 1919) was a Scottish politician and later a judge.

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John McLaren, Lord McLaren

John McLaren (17 August 1831 – 6 April 1910), Lord McLaren, was a Scottish Liberal politician and judge.

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Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was a liberal political party which was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century.

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Lord Advocate

Her Majesty's Advocate, known as the Lord Advocate (Morair Tagraidh, Laird Advocat), is the chief legal officer of the Scottish Government and the Crown in Scotland for both civil and criminal matters that fall within the devolved powers of the Scottish Parliament.

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Lord President of the Court of Session

The Lord President of the Court of Session is the most senior judge in Scotland, the head of the judiciary, and the presiding judge of the College of Justice and the Court of Session.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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North Ayrshire (UK Parliament constituency)

North Ayrshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1868 until 1918.

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Queen's Counsel

Queen's Counsel (postnominal QC), also known as King's Counsel (postnominal KC) if during the reign of a male sovereign, are particularly eminent jurists appointed by letters patent to be one of His Majesty's Counsel learned in the law (or "Her").

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Scotland

Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Senator of the College of Justice

The Senators of the College of Justice are judges of the College of Justice, a set of legal institutions involved in the administration of justice in Scotland.

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Shires of Scotland

The counties or shires of Scotland (Siorrachdan na h-Alba) were the main subdivisions of Scotland from their establishment in the Middle Ages until their abolition under the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

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Solicitor General for Scotland

Her Majesty's Solicitor General for Scotland (Àrd-neach-lagha a' Chrùin an Alba) is one of the Law Officers of the Crown, and the deputy of the Lord Advocate, whose duty is to advise the Crown and the Scottish Government on Scots Law.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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United Kingdom general election, 1880

The United Kingdom general election of 1880 was a general election in the United Kingdom held from March to April 1880.

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University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

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William Patrick Adam

William Patrick Adam, CIE, DL (14 September 1823 – 24 May 1881) was a British colonial administrator and Liberal politician.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Balfour,_1st_Baron_Kinross

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