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date: 03 March 2021

Nairn, Jameslocked

  • Murray C. T. Simpson


Nairn, James (1629–1678), Church of Scotland minister and book collector, was born in Edinburgh early in 1629, the son of James Nairn (c.1585–c.1656), a prosperous merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth Tod. He entered Edinburgh University in 1646 and graduated MA in 1650. After theological study, combined with a period as librarian of ...

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