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Aikenhead, Thomaslocked

(bap. 1676, d. 1697)
  • Michael Hunter

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Aikenhead, Thomas (bap. 1676, d. 1697), freethinker and blasphemer, was baptized on 28 March 1676, the son of James Aikenhead (d. in or before 1683), apothecary and burgess of Edinburgh, and his wife, Helen (d. 1685), daughter of Thomas Ramsey, former minister of ...

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W. Cobbett, ed. T. B. Howell & T. J. Howell, 34 vols. (1809–28)