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Wishart, Williamlocked

  • M. A. Stewart


Wishart, William (1691/2–1753), Church of Scotland minister and educationist, was the elder son of William Wishart (1660–1729), minister of South Leith and later principal of Edinburgh University, and his wife, Janet Murray (d. 1744). In 1706 he entered Edinburgh University, where his regent was ...

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