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date: 24 February 2021

Cheyne, Jameslocked

(c. 1545–1602)
  • Thompson Cooper
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Cheyne, James (c. 1545–1602), teacher of philosophy and mathematics, was born about 1545, the second son of John Cheyne (d. 1547), laird of Arnage in Aberdeenshire, and his wife, Janet (also known as Christian) Fraser, daughter of the laird of Durres. He was a student of grammar and philosophy at the ...

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