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John Home
John Home by Sir Henry Raeburn crop.jpg
Portrait, ile on canvas, o John Home (1722–1808) bi Sir Henry Raeburn (1756–1823), circa 1795–1800
Born 13 September 1722(1722-09-13)
Ancrum, Roxburghshire or Leith near Edinburgh
Dee'd 4 September 1808(1808-09-04) (aged 85)
Merchiston Bank near Edinburgh
Eddication Leith Grammar School
Alma mater Varsity o Edinburgh
Genre Playwricht
Notable warks Douglas

Rev John Home FRSE (13 September 1722 – 4 September 1808) wis a Scots meenister, sodger an author.[1] His play Douglas wis a staundart Scots schuil text till the Seicont Warld War, but his wark is nou laurgely neglectur. In 1783 he wis ane o the jynt foonders o the Ryal Society o Edinburgh.

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  1.  This airticle incorporates text frae a publication nou in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Home, John". Encyclopædia Britannica. 13 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 626.