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Boston, Thomas (1676-1732), Church of Scotland minister and theologian

Philip Graham Ryken

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2943

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Boston, Thomas (1676-1732), Church of Scotland minister and theologian, was born on 17 March 1676 at Duns, Berwickshire, the youngest of seven children of John Boston (1631-1701), a cooper, and his wife, Alison Trotter (d. 1691). Although he laboured in obscure parishes Thomas Boston of Ettrick became a national figure ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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