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Blanesburgh, Baron (UK, 1923 - 1946)

 

Creation: let.pat. 12 Oct 1923

 

Extinct: 17 Aug 1946

 

Family name: Younger

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Arms:

 Parted per saltire Or and Gules a Rose counterchanged in base a Martlet Sable on a Chief indented Azure three Covered Cups Or

Crest:

 An Armed Leg couped at the thigh proper garnished and spurred Or

Supporters:

 Dexter: A Figure representing St Blane proper; Sinister: An Ermine proper

Motto:

 Celer et Audax

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Robert [Younger], Baron Blanesburgh, GBE PC

5th son of James Younger, of Alloa, co. Clackmannan, by his wife Janet McEwan, 1st dau. of John McEwan, of Alloa, co. Clackmannan

born

12 Sep 1861

died

17 Aug 1946

created

12 Oct 1923 for life Baron Blanesburgh, of Alloa in the County of Clackmannan

note

Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple 1884, Queen's Counsel 1900, Bencher, Lincoln's Inn 1907, Treasurer 1932; knighted on appointment as a Judge of the Chancery Division of the High Court 1915-19, GBE 1917, Privy Councillor on appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal 1919-23, and a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1923-37

 

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