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date: 29 September 2020

Skene, William Forbeslocked

(1809–1892)
  • A. J. G. Mackay
  • , revised by W. D. H. Sellar

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Skene, William Forbes (1809–1892), historian and Celtic scholar, the second of seven children of James Skene (1775–1864) of Rubislaw, near Aberdeen, and Jane (1787–1862), daughter of Sir William Forbes, sixth baronet, of Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, was born on 7 June 1809 at Inverie, Kincardineshire...

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