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date: 09 April 2020

Dicsone [Dickson], Alexanderlocked

(bap. 1558, d. 1603/4)
  • Peter Beal

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Dicsone [Dickson], Alexander (bap. 1558, d. 1603/4), philosophical writer and political agent, was baptized at Kirkton, Errol, Scotland, in December 1558, as the son of Alexander Dickson and Margaret Hay. He was educated at St Leonard's College, St Andrews (graduating 1577). He may have spent part of the next few years on the continent (perhaps in ...

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