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date: 01 December 2020

Hepburn, Robertlocked

(1690?–1716)
  • Geoffrey Carnall

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Hepburn, Robert (1690?–1716), advocate and essayist, was born at Bearford, near Haddington, Haddingtonshire, the son of Robert Hepburn. Like many Scots at the time he studied law in the Netherlands, probably at the University of Leiden, returning in 1710 to pursue a legal career in ...

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R. Chambers, ed., (1832–5) [1st edn; many edns to 1875]