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date: 21 January 2020

Adamson, Johnlocked

  • Stuart Handley


Adamson, John (1576–1651?), university principal and writer, was the son of James Adamson (d. after 1617), provost of Perth. His younger brother was Henry Adamson, poet and historian. He graduated MA from the University of Edinburgh on 30 July 1597. The following year he was made regent of philosophy at ...

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