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Ruddiman, Thomaslocked

  • A. P. Woolrich


Ruddiman, Thomas (1674–1757), printer, classical scholar, and librarian, was born in October 1674 at Raggel, in the parish of Boyndie, Banffshire, one of at least three sons of James Ruddiman, a farmer and staunch royalist, and Margaret, daughter of Andrew Simpson, a neighbouring farmer. He excelled in classical studies at ...

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