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date: 04 March 2021

Burnett, James, Lord Monboddolocked

(bap. 1714, d. 1799)
  • Iain Maxwell Hammett


Burnett, James, Lord Monboddo (bap. 1714, d. 1799), judge and philosopher, was born at Monboddo, near Fordoun, Kincardineshire, and baptized on 25 October 1714. He was the eldest surviving son of James Burnett (b. 1688), third laird of Monboddo, and Elizabeth (1690–1765)...

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