Henry Home, Lord Kames

Standard Name: Kames, Henry Home,,, Lord


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Education Elizabeth Hamilton
The foundations of her wide reading were laid in her childhood, though she regretted not having learned Latin. She imbibed Scots nationalism, idealism, and self-dependence (something emphasised by her aunt).
Kelly, Gary. Women, Writing, and Revolution 1790-1827. Clarendon, 1993.
When visitors arrived while...
Education Janet Schaw
No facts are known for certain about JS 's education, but she seems to have been well-read. She took an informed interest in cultural customs, climate and landscape, and natural-world and scientific innovation. It seems...
Education Eglinton Wallace
Sources on her sister Jane suggest that Eglinton Maxwell would have enjoyed a great degree of freedom in childhood, playing in the street in a most unladylike manner. She may or may not have shared...
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Montagu
EM was a family friend of Dr John Gregory (author of A Father's Legacy to His Daughters and his daughter Dorothea. In the 1760s they visited Scotland together, and John Gregory introduced EM to two...


By June 1774
Lord Kames published with Cadell his Sketches in the History of Man.
By July 1777
William Russell published his History of America in two volumes at London. The date on the title page reads 1778.