The History of Leith

February 12, 2009

Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn

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Henry Thomas Cockburn (October 26, 1779 – April 26, 1854), was a Scottish judge and biographer, with the style of Lord Cockburn (pronounced Co’burn).

His father, a keen Tory, was a baron of the Court of Exchequer, and his mother was connected by marriage with Lord Melville. He was educated at the Royal High School and the University of Edinburgh. for more click here

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