Henry Home, Lord Kames

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Henry Home, Lord Kames

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Birthplace: Kames, Berwickshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon, George Home of Kames and Unknown WALKINSHAW
Husband of Agatha Drummond
Father of George Drummond-Home, Laird of Blair-Drummond and Jean Home
Brother of Anne MURRAY

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Henry Home, Lord Kames

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696 – 27 December 1782) was a Scottish advocate, judge, philosopher, writer and agricultural improver. A central figure of the Scottish Enlightenment, a founder member of the Philosophical Society of Edinburgh, and active in the Select Society, his protégés included James Boswell, David Hume and Adam Smith."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Henry Home, Lord Kames', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 28 June 2012, 19:04 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Henry_Home,_Lord_Kames&oldid=499797243> [accessed 21 August 2012]

Additional References

"Son of George Home of Kames, in the country of Berwick, by a daughter of Walkinshaws of Barrowfield ..."

SOURCE: * An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 515

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Henry Home, Lord Kames's Timeline

1696
1696
Berwickshire, Scotland
1740
1740
Age 44
1782
December 27, 1782
Age 86
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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