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John Major
b. 1467 – d. 1550 • Historian • Philosopher
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Major, John
Major, John (1469–1550)Scottish historian; scholastic divineBorn in East Lothian, Major studied and taught at Paris, took his D.D. there, and won wide fame as a lecturer at the Sorbonne. In 1518 he returned to Scotland as principal of Glasgow University, transferred to St. Andrews in 1522 to teach