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Rae, Johnlocked

(1813–1893)
  • Ann Savours

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Rae, John (1813–1893), Arctic explorer, was born on 30 September 1813 at the Hall of Clestrain, near Stromness, Orkney Islands, the sixth of nine children of John Rae, factor, an Orcadian, and his wife, Margaret Glen, a Campbell from Argyll. He spent his boyhood in ...

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