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date: 11 December 2019

Watt, William Montgomerylocked

(1909–2006)
  • Todd M. Thompson

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Watt, William Montgomery (1909–2006), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and scholar of Islam, was born on 14 March 1909 at the manse, Ceres, Fife, the only child of Andrew Watt, a minister in the Church of Scotland, and his wife, Mary, née Burns, primary school teacher. His early years were far from stable. His father died shortly after his birth and this misfortune necessitated frequent relocations during his childhood. An uncle and an aunt shared parenting duties with his mother and he grew up primarily in ...

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