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Crichton, James [called the Admirable Crichton] (1560–1582), rhetorician and soldier

J. H. Burns

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6696

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Crichton, James [called the Admirable Crichton] (1560–1582), rhetorician and soldier, was born on 19 August 1560, probably at Eliock near Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire, the son of Robert Crichton (d. 1582), lawyer.

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