1771 in Scotland

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Events from the year 1771 in Scotland.

Incumbents

Law officers

Judiciary

Events

Births

  • 15 August – Walter Scott, poet and novelist (died 1832)
  • 11 September – Mungo Park, explorer (drowned under attack 1806 on the Niger)
  • 4 November – James Montgomery, poet, hymnist, editor and humanitarian (died 1854 in Sheffield)

Deaths

The arts

See also

References

  1. ^ McEwen, Lindsey J.; Withers, Charles W. J. (1989). "Historical records and geomorphological events: the 1771 ‘eruption’ of Solway Moss". Scottish Geographical Magazine. 105 (3): 149–157. doi:10.1080/14702548908554428. Retrieved 2016-01-28. 
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