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Robert Ord

Biography of Robert Ord

Robert Ord (1700-1778) was Rector of the University from 1767 to 1768.

Ord was a lawyer who became an MP under the patronage of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle. He vacated his seat in the House of Commons in 1755 to become Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer.

Summary

Robert Ord
Politician

Born 1701, England.
Died 12 February 1778.
University Link: Rector
GU Degree:
Occupation categories: politicians
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P126328
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Record last updated: 22nd Feb 2008

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