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Brown, John (c. 1610–1679), Church of Scotland minister

Ginny Gardner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Brown, John (c. 1610–1679), Church of Scotland minister, was probably born at Kirkcudbright and may have been the son of James and Jean Brown referred to in the letters of Samuel Rutherford. He graduated at the University of Edinburgh on 24 July 1630 and was a protester in the religious disputes of the 1650s. It seems to have been 1655 before he was ordained, in the parish of ...

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