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Forbes, Johnlocked

(c. 1565–1634)
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Forbes, John (c. 1565–1634), Church of Scotland minister, was the third of seven sons of William Forbes of Corse, Aberdeenshire (d. 1598), an early protestant, and his wife, Elizabeth Strachan, daughter of Alexander Strachan of Thornton. Of his brothers, Patrick Forbes, the eldest, became bishop of ...

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