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Blair, Robertlocked

(1699–1746)
  • Gerard Carruthers

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Blair, Robert (1699–1746), poet, was born in Edinburgh, the eldest son of the Revd David Blair (d. 1710), minister of the Old Kirk parish in Edinburgh and one of the king's chaplains, and his wife, Euphemia Nisbet, daughter of Alexander Nisbet of ...

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