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Innes, Thomas (Father Innes)

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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Historian, born in Aberdeenshire, educated at Paris; became a priest in 1692; after three years' service in Banffshire he returned to Paris, where he held a scholastic appointment till his death; in politics a Jacobite, in religious matters he had leanings to the Jansenist heresy; a diligent student of Scottish history, he produced the earliest scientific Scoto-historical works; his "Critical Essay on the Ancient Inhabitants of Scotland" and "Civil and Ecclesiastical History of Scotland" (unfinished), display honesty and penetration (1662-1744).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Innes, Thomas (Father Innes)'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​i/innes-thomas-father-innes.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
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