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Profile of Allan Ramsay

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Allan Ramsay was born at Leadhills, Lanarkshire to John Ramsay, superintendent of Lord Hopetoun's lead-mines and his wife, Alice Bower, a native of Derbyshire. He was educated at the parish school of Crawford, and in 1701 was apprenticed to a wig-maker in Edinburgh. He married Christian Ross in 1712; a few years after he had established himself as ...

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Jack E. Holt, III 17 August 2020
The wrong Allan Ramsay is pictured on this web-site.The Allan Ramsay pictured was an artist from a generation or two after the poet.
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D.R.McLean 08 May 2020
Not my cup of tea. Failing on fluency. Devoid of originality.
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