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:For the eighteenth-century Somerset archaeologist and antiquarian, see John Skinner


John Skinner (1721 - 1807), historian and song-writer, son of a schoolmaster at Birse, Aberdeenshire, was educated at Marischal College.

Brought up as a Presbyterian, he became an Episcopalian and ministered to a congregation at Longside, near Peterhead, for 65 years. He wrote The Ecclesiastical History of Scotland from the Episcopal point of view, and several songs of which The Reel of Tullochgorum and The Ewie wi' the Crookit Horn are the best known, and he also rendered some of the Psalms into Latin. He kept up a rhyming correspondence with Robert Burns.

He died at the home of his son, John Skinner, Bishop Coadjutor of Aberdeen on 16 June 1807.
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Total Books: 113
Amusements of Leisure Hours Or Poetical Pieces Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect
Annals of Scottish Episcopacy
Annals of Scottish Episcopacy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781117165967
ISBN-10: 1117165965
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Annals of Scottish Episcopacy From the Year 1788 to the Year 1816 Inclusive
Archaeologia Cambrensis
Archaeologia Cambrensis (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780217722704
ISBN-10: 0217722709
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Assessing Risk in Adult Males Who Sexually Abuse Children A Practitioner's Guide
The Book Of Ezekiel
The Book of Ezekiel [1895] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780548737934
ISBN-10: 0548737932
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The Book of Margery Kempe
The Book of Prophet Isaiah
The Book of Prophet Isaiah (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781141927791
ISBN-10: 1141927799
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The Book of the Prophet Isaiah
The Book of the Prophet Isaiah (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142735326
ISBN-10: 114273532X
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The Book of the Prophet Isaiah Chapters I-Xxxix
The Book of the Prophet Isaiah Chapters I-xxxix (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780217113090
ISBN-10: 0217113095
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The Book of the Prophet Isaiah in the Revised Version With Introd and Notes
Celtic Night Prayer
Celtic Night Prayer (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780551029743
ISBN-10: 0551029749
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
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China The Complete Guide with Scenic Tours and Advice for Business Travelers
China the Complete Guide with Scenic Tours and Advice for Business Travelers [Gold Guides] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780679022824
ISBN-10: 0679022821
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Confession of Saint Patrick
Confession of Saint Patrick (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780385491631
ISBN-10: 0385491638
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Constructions of Smollett A Study of Genre and Gender
Constructions of Smollett a Study of Genre and Gender (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780874135770
ISBN-10: 087413577X
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A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Genesis
A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Genesis (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781116927726
ISBN-10: 1116927721
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The Divine Names in Genesis
The Divine Names in Genesis (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781152053045
ISBN-10: 1152053043
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An Ecclesiastical History of Scotland in a Series of Letters
An Ecclesiastical History of Scotland in a Series of Letters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150205521
ISBN-10: 1150205520
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An Ecclesiastical History Of Scotland V2 From The First Appearance Of Christianity In That Kingdom To The Present Time
Echoing the Silence
Echoing the Silence (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780852441930
ISBN-10: 0852441932
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Journal of a Somerset Rector 1803-1834 [Oxford Paperback Reference] (Paperback)
Mammals of Southern Africa [Struik Pocket Guide] (Paperback)
A Season on the Edge [Stories From a Surfcaster's Year] (Paperback)