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date: 22 February 2020

Reid, Thomaslocked

(d. 1624)
  • T. P. J. Edlin


Reid, Thomas (d. 1624), philosopher, translator, and founder of the first public reference library in Scotland, was one of the family of six sons and three daughters of James Reid (d. 1602?), minister of Banchory-Ternan, Kincardineshire, and burgess of Aberdeen. He was educated at ...

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