John Skinner

(1721—1807) songwriter and ecclesiastical historian

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Episcopal minister and controversialist, born in Birse, Aberdeenshire, and educated at Mariscal College, who is chiefly remembered as the author of ‘Tullachgorum’ (1776), pronounced by Robert Burns ‘the best ...

Subjects: Literature.

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