Henry Home, Lord Kames
|Birthplace:||Kames, Berwickshire, Scotland|
|Death:||Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland|
|Managed by:||Alisdair James Smyth|
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"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]
- Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed. London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 481
- "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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December 27, 1782
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland