Leyden, John (17751811)

Leyden, John, poet and Orientalist, born in Denholm, son of a shepherd; bred for the Church, his genius and abilities attracted the notice of influential people; was introduced to Scott, and assisted him in his “Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border”; went to India as a military surgeon; studied and prelected on the native dialects; became a judge in Calcutta; died of fever (17751811).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Lewis, Sir George Cornwall
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Leyden
Leyden, John
Leyden, John of
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Liberalism, Modern
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