See also:Bart . (1826-1898),
See also:English politician, author and
See also:collector, was
See also:born on the loth of
See also:February 1826, the son of
See also:Fraser, 3rd
See also:baronet, a colonel of the 7th Hussars, who had served on Wellington's
See also:staff at
See also:Waterloo . He was educated at
See also:Eton and at Christ
See also:Oxford, entered the 1st
See also:Guards in 1847, but retired with a captain's
See also:rank in 1852 . He then set about entering parliament, and the ups and
See also:downs of his
See also:political career were rather remark-able . He was returned for
See also:Barnstaple in 1852, but the election was declared void on account of
See also:bribery, and the
See also:constituency was disfranchised for two years . At the election of 1857 Sir
See also:William, who had meantime been defeated at
See also:Harwich, was again returned at Barnstaple . He was, however, defeated .in 1859, but was elected in 1863 at Ludlow . This seat he held for only two years, when he was again defeated and did not re-enter parliament until 1874, when he was returned for
See also:Kidderminster, a constituency he represented for six years, when he retired . He was a
See also:familiar figure at the Carlton
See also:Club, always ready with a copious collection of anecdotes of Wellington, Disraeli and
See also:Napoleon III . He died on the 17th of
See also:August 1898 . He was an assiduous collector of
See also:relics; and his library was sold for some £20,000 . His own books comprise Words on Wellington (1889), Disraeli and his
See also:Day (1891), Hic et Ubique (1893), Napoleon III .
(1896) and the Waterloo
See also:Ball (1897) .
JAMES BAILLIE FRASER (1783--1856)
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