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George Chalmers (bap. 1742, d. 1825) by Henry Edridge, 1809 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Chalmers, George (bap. 1742, d. 1825), antiquary and political writer, was born in Fochabers, Moray, and baptized there on 26 December 1742, the son of James Chalmers, postmaster at Fochabers, and his wife, Isabella Ruddock. He attended the parish school of Bellie and later appears to have studied at ...

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Johnston, Gabriel (1698–1752), political writer and colonial governor, was born in Southdean, Roxburghshire, Scotland, where he was baptized on 28 February 1698, the son of the Revd Samuel Johnston and his wife, Isobel Hall. His father, a minister of the Church of Scotland...

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Robert William Seton- Watson (1879–1951) by Vandyk photograph reproduced by courtesy of The British Academy

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Watson, Robert William Seton- (1879–1951), historian and political commentator, was born in London on 20 August 1879, the only child of William Livingstone Watson (d. 1903), a well-to-do Scottish merchant in Calcutta and London and a small landowner in Scotland, and his wife, ...