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Falconer, Williamlocked

(bap. 1732, d. 1770)
  • William R. Jones

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Falconer, William (bap. 1732, d. 1770), poet and lexicographer, was baptized in Edinburgh on 11 February 1732, which was possibly also the day of his birth. He was one of three children of William Falconer, wig maker, and Agnes Shand of the Nether Bow, Edinburgh...

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