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date: 04 March 2021

Macpherson, Jameslocked

(1736–1796)
  • Derick S. Thomson

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Macpherson, James (1736–1796), writer, was born in the small settlement of Ruthven, near Kingussie, in Badenoch, on 27 October 1736. His father, Andrew, was a small farmer at Invertromie, and his mother, Ellen, was also a Macpherson, both parents distantly related to the chief of the clan ...

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