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date: 15 December 2019

Johnstone, Jameslocked

(d. 1798)
  • Margaret Clunies Ross
  •  and Amanda J. Collins


Johnstone, James (d. 1798), Icelandic scholar, is of obscure origins and his date and place of birth have not been firmly established. His own letters and those of others indicate that he was a Scot; he titled himself master of arts in his published works, but he has not been definitively identified with any of the men of that name who are recorded as having studied at the Scottish universities or at ...

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