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date: 23 October 2019

Burnet, Johnlocked

(1863–1928)
  • J. A. Smith
  • , revised by N. G. Wilson

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Burnet, John (1863–1928), Greek scholar, was born at Edinburgh on 9 December 1863, the eldest child of John Burnet, advocate, and his wife, Jessie, daughter of Dr James Cleghorn Kay RN. He was educated at the Royal High School, Edinburgh, and was also for a few months at a school near ...

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Proceedings of the British Academy
National Portrait Gallery, London
(1876–)