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Lord and Lady Ronaldshay. IS Exe ELENcY LAwRENCE JorIN LUMLEY DUNDAs, EARI, of RONALDSHAY, is the second and eldest surviving son of the first Marquise of Zetland. He was born in l876, and was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge. He has travelled much in the Eart since his 22nd year, visiting Ceylon in 1898; India in 1899-1900; Persia in 900-1; Asiatic Turkey, Persia, Central Asia, and Siberia in 1903; Japan, China, and Burma in 1896-7. He was an Aide-de-Camp on Lord Curzon's Staff in India in 1900. Of more recent memory is his visit to India as a member of the Public Services Commission a little more than two years ago. At Home Lord Ronaldshay held a commission as temporary Major in the Yorkshire Territorials, having been previously Captain in the list North ltiding of Yorkshire Volunteer Artillery. In 1907. His Excellency married (icely, second daughter of Colonel Mervyn Archdale, late of the l?th Iancers. Since l907 he has represented the Hornsey Division of Middlesex in the House of ('ommons as a Unionist member. He was unopposed in 1906, Hornsey being a strong Unionist seat, and in the elections of 1910 he obtained majorities of 8,881 and 3,453. Lord Ronaldshay is the author of several books of travel, his publications including "Sport and Politics under an Eastern Sky,” published in 1902; “On the Outskirts of Empire in Asia,” 1904; “A Wandering Student in the Far East,” 1908; and An Eastern Miscellany," 1911. He is the owner the family estates in Orkney and Shetland, which were transferred to him by his father In 1912, O Πμοτα Ronaldshay's son and second heir to the Marquessate-Lawrence Mervyn Alfred, Lord Dundas, was born in 1908. His elder daughter, Lady Viola Mary Dundas, was born in 1910, and another daughter was born in 1914. His residence in Scotland is Letterewe, Lochmaree, Achnasheen, Ross-shire; and his Iondon address, 38, Grosvenor Street, W. He is a member of the Carlton, Turf, and Travellers' Clubs. THE DUNDAS FAMILY. The Dundas family, to the headship of which His Excellency the Governor of Bengal is heir, dates its titular honours from a baronetcy created in 1762 in favour of Sir Lawrence Dundas who four years later bought a Crown mortgage on the islands of Orkney and Shetland, from which the head of the family now takes his title. Sir Thomas Dundas, the second baronet, was made Baron Dundas of the United Kingdom, in 1794. His son, the second Baron Dundas, who was Lord Mayor of York and Lord Lieutenant of Orkney and Shetland, was made Earl of Zetland in 1838. Lord Ronaldshay's father, the third Earl, who was a nephew of the second earl, was born in 1844 and succeeded in 1873. He was Lord Lieute nant of Ireland from 1889 to l892, and on his retirement was raised to the Marquessate with the titles Marquise of Zetland and Earl of Ronaldshay, the latter title being borne by his eldest son. He married in 187l Iady Lilian Lumley, daughter of the ninth Earl of Scarborough. His Excellency has one brother, Lord George Dundas, who was born in 1882 and who served in the South African war with the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He has two sisters: Lady Hilda, who married in 1892 the present Lord Southampton, and Lady