- Earl of, title of John Scott. 1751–1838, British statesman and jurist; Lord Chancellor (1801–06, 1807–27): an inflexible opponent of parliamentary reform, Catholic emancipation, and the abolition of slavery
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The career of the late Lord Eldon is perhaps one of the most remarkable examples.Self-Help
"So I hear," replied his nephew Eldon in his cold, quiet way.Pearl and Periwinkle
It is not as though Miss Eldon was in the habit of sending for me.Kate's Ordeal
Eldon's residences may be noticed with advantage in this place.
Lords Stowell and Eldon were the children of a provincial tradesman.