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date: 22 September 2019

Park, Mungolocked

(1771–1806)
  • William Carr

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Park, Mungo(1771–1806), African explorer, was born 10 Sept. 1771 at Fowlshiels, a farm on the estate of the Duke of Buccleuch near Selkirk. The son of Mungo Park and his wife, the daughter of John Hislop of Tennis, he was the seventh child in a family of thirteen. He was educated at home and at ...

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