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Wilkie, Williamlocked

  • Richard B. Sher


Wilkie, William (1721–1772), Church of Scotland minister and poet, was born on 5 October 1721, the son of James Wilkie, a farmer at Echlin in the parish of Dalmeny, 10 miles north-west of Edinburgh. He was educated at the local school and then at the ...

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