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date: 16 April 2021

Home, Henry, Lord Kameslocked

(1696–1782)
  • Alastair J. Durie
  •  and Stuart Handley

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Home, Henry, Lord Kames (1696–1782), judge and writer, was born at Kames, near Duns, Berwickshire, the first son of George Home of Kames (d. 1741) and his wife, Agnes (b. 1675), daughter of John Walkinshaw of Barrowfield, near Glasgow. His father was an impecunious border laird, much burdened by debt and a large family (by 1715 he had nine children). ...

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