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Murray, Jameslocked

  • Kenneth B. E. Roxburgh


Murray, James (1732–1782), Independent minister, was born at Fans, near Earlston, in Berwickshire. He was raised in a 'reputable and religious family' (Hone, vi). He entered the university at Edinburgh at a time when it was undergoing a radical change in both its teaching methods and curriculum—events which had brought about a 'quickening of the spirit of intellectual enquiry' (...

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