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Abercromby, Johnlocked

(supp. fl. 1561)
  • Mark Dilworth

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Abercromby, John (supp.fl. 1561), Benedictine monk, is recorded only in Thomas Dempster's Historia ecclesiastica, a lengthy compilation of short biographies which sometimes have a substratum of fact, but more often no factual basis whatever. Dempster's few lines on Abercromby are vague. He adds 'I think' (...

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