James Burnett, Lord Monboddo
Lord Monboddo
Biographical Notes
Advocate, 17 February 1737. Son of James Burnettand Elizabeth Forbes; m. Elizabeth Farquharson; Bar, Feb. 17, 1737; 2nd Liet. in the Artillery; Sheriff of Kincardine, Oct. 1760; Lord Monboddo Feb. 12, 1767. Wrote "Of the Origin and Progress of Language."
Life Dates
1714 - 1799