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James Buchan

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1954– ) British novelist and journalist

A Parish of Rich Women (1984) FictionDavy Chadwick (1987) FictionSlide (1991) FictionHeart's Journey in Winter [US: The Golden Plough]...

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James Buchan

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1954– ) British novelist and journalist

A Parish of Rich Women (1984) FictionDavy Chadwick (1987) FictionSlide (1991) FictionHeart's Journey in Winter [US: The Golden Plough]...

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Stewart, James, earl of Buchan (1441/2?–1499/1500), magnate

S. I. Boardman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1469 words.

Stewart, James, earl of Buchan (1441/2?–1499/1500), magnate, was the second son of Sir James Stewart of Lorne and Joan (Beaufort), widow of James I, and was thus a half-brother of James II...

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Erskine, James, sixth earl of Buchan (d. 1640), courtier

Alsager Vian.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 327 words.

Erskine, James, sixth earl of Buchan (d. 1640), courtier, was the eldest son of John Erskine, eighteenth or second earl of Mar (c. 1562–1634), and his second wife, Lady Mary Stuart (d....

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Buchan, James (1954– )

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 88 words.

A Parish of Rich Women (1984) Fiction Davy Chadwick (1987) Fiction Slide (1991) Fiction

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Buchan, James (1954– )

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 135 words.

A Parish of Rich Women (1984) Fiction

Davy Chadwick (1987) Fiction

Slide (1991) Fiction...

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Smith, James Andrew Buchan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 153 words.

CBE 1959; DSc; FRSE 1952

Born 26 May 1906; yr s of late Dr James Fleming Smith, JP, MB, CM, Whithorn, Wigtownshire; m 1933, Elizabeth Marion (d 2003), ...

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Beaumont, James Buchan

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 68 words.

Born 29 Sept. 1925; s of late James Beaumont and Jessie Bruce, Edinburgh; m 1952, Irene Alexandria Dow; one s one d; died 13 Sept. 1973

Under-Secretary, Scottish...

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Buchan, Capt. James Ivory

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 54 words.

DSO 1915

Born 4 Sept. 1885; m 1928, Mary, y d of late John Jack; one s; died 8 May 1958

late The Black Watch...

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John Macnab

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 84 words.

A novel (1925) by John Buchan (1875–1940), inspired by the exploits of Captain James Brander Dunbar

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Buchan, Dr Stevenson

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 204 words.

CBE 1971

Born 4 March 1907; s of late James Buchan and Christian Ewen Buchan (née Stevenson), Peterhead; m 1937, Barbara, yr d of late Reginald Hadfield,...

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Bland, Sir (Francis) Christopher (Buchan)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 310 words.

Kt 1993

Born 29 May 1938; e s of James Franklin MacMahon Bland and Jess Buchan Bland (née Brodie); m 1981, Jennifer Mary, Viscountess Enfield, ...

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Scott, James Archibald

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Politics. 162 words.

CB 1988; LVO 1961; FRSE

Born 5 March 1932; s of late James Scott, MBE, and Agnes Bone Howie; m 1957...

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Buchan, Stevenson (1907–1996), geologist

David A. Gray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere. 1046 words.

Buchan, Stevenson (1907–1996), geologist, was born on 4 March 1907 at 32 Queen Street, Peterhead, the only child of James Buchan (1864–1943), fish trader, and his second wife, Christian...

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Buchan, Thomas (c. 1641–1724), Jacobite army officer

Paul Hopkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1809 words.

Buchan, Thomas (c. 1641–1724), Jacobite army officer, was the third of four sons, of the eight children of James Buchan of Auchmacoy (d. c.1659) and Margaret, daughter of Alexander Seton of...

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Hepburn, Patrick, third earl of Bothwell (c. 1512–1556), magnate

Marcus Merriman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; History; History of Agriculture. 1658 words.

Hepburn, Patrick, third earl of Bothwell (c. 1512–1556), magnate, was the only son of Adam Hepburn, second earl of Bothwell (d. 1513), and Agnes Stewart (d. 1557), the illegitimate daughter...

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Erskine, Lady Anne Agnes (1739–1804), friend and trustee of Selina, countess of Huntingdon

E. Dorothy Graham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 597 words.

Erskine, Lady Anne Agnes (1739–1804), friend and trustee of Selina, countess of Huntingdon, was born in Edinburgh, the daughter of Henry David Erskine, tenth earl of Buchan (1710–1767), and...

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Entwistle, William James (1895–1952), Spanish scholar

P. E. L. R. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 1612 words.

Entwistle, William James (1895–1952), Spanish scholar, was born on 7 December 1895 at Cheng Yang Kuan, the eldest of the four children of William Edmund Entwistle and his wife, Jessie Ann...

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Erskine, David Steuart, eleventh earl of Buchan (1742–1829), antiquary and political reformer

Emma Vincent Macleod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Politics. 2517 words.

Erskine, David Steuart, eleventh earl of Buchan (1742–1829), antiquary and political reformer, was born on 1 June 1742 in Edinburgh, the second son of Henry David Erskine, tenth earl...

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Robertson, Isabella [Bell] (1841–1922), ballad collector

John MacQueen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy. 593 words.

Robertson, Isabella [Bell] (1841–1922), ballad collector, was born on 1 February 1841 at her father's croft, Denhead of Boyndlie, Buchan, Aberdeenshire. She was the eldest of five children...

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Erskine, Thomas, first Baron Erskine (1750–1823), lord chancellor

David Lemmings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics. 11162 words.

Erskine, Thomas, first Baron Erskine (1750–1823), lord chancellor, was born in Edinburgh on 10 January 1750, the third son of Henry David Erskine, tenth earl of Buchan (1710–1767), and his...

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