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Gibb, Andrew Dewar (1888–1974), jurist and Scottish nationalist, was born at the High Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, on 13 February 1888, the son of William Fletcher Gibb (1855/6–1923), medical doctor, and his wife, Mary Jane, née Walker (1860/61–1948). He was educated at Trinity College, Glenalmond...


MacCormick, Sir (Donald) Neil (1941–2009), jurist and Scottish nationalist, was born at Redlands Hospital, Glasgow, on 27 May 1941, the younger son of John MacDonald MacCormick (1904–1961), solicitor and Scottish nationalist, and his wife, Margaret Isobel, née Miller (1908–2003), social worker. He was educated at ...


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Sampson, William (1764–1836), Irish nationalist and jurist, was born at Londonderry on 17 January 1764, the son of Arthur Sampson, Church of Ireland clergyman, described in the records of Lincoln's Inn as 'late of Lisburn, co. Antrim' (Baildon, 535). At the age of eighteen he enrolled himself among the ...