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date: 20 October 2019

Blair, Johnlocked

(d. 1782)
  • Richard B. Sher

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Blair, John (d. 1782), Church of England clergyman and chronologist, was descended from the Blairs of Balthayock, Perthshire, although precise information about his parents, date of birth, and early years is lacking. He was born and educated in Edinburgh, where he trained for a career in the ...

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