John Barclay (Pont-à-Mousson, 28 January 1582 — Rome, 15 August 1621) was a Scottish writer, satirist and neo-Latin poet.
He was born in Pont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, France, where his father, William Barclay, held the chair of civil law. His mother was a Frenchwoman. His early education was obtained at the Jesuit College at Pont-a-Mousson. While there, at the age of ... more »
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