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date: 15 January 2021

Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertsonlocked

  • Peter Sluglett


Lorimer, David Lockhart Robertson (1876–1962), diplomatist and linguist, was born in the Free Church manse, Strathmartine, near Dundee, on 24 December 1876, the son of Robert Lorimer, a minister of the Free Church of Scotland, and his wife, Isabella Lockhart Cornish Robertson. His elder brother was ...

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