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Skene, Felicia Mary Frances [pseud. Erskine Moir]locked

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Skene, Felicia Mary Frances [pseud. Erskine Moir] (1821–1899), writer and philanthropist, born on 23 May 1821 at Aix-en-Provence, France, was the youngest child of James Skene (1775–1864), lawyer, of Rubislaw, Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Jane Forbes (1787–1862), daughter of Sir William Forbes...

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