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Forbes, John, of Corselocked

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Forbes, John, of Corse (1593–1648), theologian, was born on 2 May 1593, the second son of Patrick Forbes (1564–1635), laird of Corse and bishop of Aberdeen, and Lucretia, daughter of David Spens of Wormiston, Fife. He entered King's College, Aberdeen, in 1607. In 1612 he went to the continent, studying at ...

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