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Cook, John (1771–1824), Church of Scotland minister and Hebrew scholar, eldest son of the Revd John Cook, professor of moral philosophy at the University of St Andrews, and his wife, Janet, daughter of the Revd John Hill, was born on 24 November 1771. He graduated at ...

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Moodie, William [pseud. Adam Whyte] (1759–1812), Church of Scotland minister and university teacher, was born on 2 July 1759 in Gartly, Aberdeenshire, the eldest of the seven children of Roger Moodie (d. 1775), parish minister of Gartly and later of Monimail...

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Simson, William (b. 1562, d. in or after 1623), Church of Scotland minister and Hebraist, was born on 13 August 1562 in Perth, probably the third son of Andrew Simson (c. 1526–1591?), rector of Perth grammar school, and Violet, daughter of Patrick Adamson...