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Thomas C Smout
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Born in Birmingham, West Midlands
Born on 19th of December 1933

Born 1933 - English economic and social historian of Scotland.

Educated at Clare College, Cambridge. Writing includes A History of the Scottish People 1560-1830 (1986) and many individual essays. Established links between Scottish, Irish, Scandinavian and other European historians. Histographer to the Queen in Scotland since 1993.

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