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date: 17 October 2019

Kennedy, Vanslocked

(1783–1846)
  • Henry Beveridge
  • , revised by J. B. Katz

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Kennedy, Vans (1783–1846), army officer and Sanskrit and Persian scholar, was born at Pinmore in the parish of Ayr, Scotland, the youngest son of Robert Kennedy of Pinmore and his wife, Robina, daughter of John Vans of Barnbarroch, Wigtownshire, who on marrying his cousin assumed the name of ...

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