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MacPhail, James Robert Nicolson (1858–1933), antiquary

J. L. Campbell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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MacPhail, James Robert Nicolson (1858–1933), antiquary, born on 29 June 1858, was the eldest son of James Calder MacPhail, Gaelic-speaking Free Church minister of Pilrig, Edinburgh, and his wife, Anne Badenach, née Nicolson. His father co-authored with Robert Rainy, principal of the New College, Edinburgh...

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