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Mure, William

Record IDcnp01883256
Biographical Data1718 - 1776
Last Edit2015-12-14

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Of Caldwell. Politician and author. Born Ayrshire 1718. Studied law at Edinburgh and Leiden til 1740. Toured France. Returned to Scotland 1742. MP for Renfrewshire 1742-61. Friends with John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, and David Hume. Baron of the Scots Exchequer 1761. Rector, Glasgow University 1764-5. Died Ayrshire 1776.

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Further Biographical Data1718-1776


HeadingMure, William
used in: The University of Aberdeen Library
Variant NameMure, Wm.


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