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Tytler, William (1711–1792), lawyer and historian

A. J. G. Mackay

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/27969

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Tytler, William (1711–1792), lawyer and historian, was born in Edinburgh on 12 October 1711, the eighth of the twelve children of Alexander Tytler, writer to the signet, and Jane, the daughter of William Leslie, an Aberdeen merchant. He was educated at Edinburgh high school...

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