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date: 13 May 2021

Clerk, Sir John, of Penicuik, second baronetlocked

  • Rosalind Mitchison


Clerk, Sir John, of Penicuik, second baronet (1676–1755), politician and antiquary, was born at Edinburgh on 8 February 1676, the second child and eldest son of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik, first baronet (1649/50–1722), landowner and coal owner, and his first wife, Elizabeth Hendersone...

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G. E. Cokayne, , 6 vols. (1900–09)
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh