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William Forbes Skene

Scottish historian

1809   -   1892

country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
language of expression: English
educated at: University of St Andrews, Edinburgh Academy
occupation: historian

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William Forbes Skene WS FRSE FSA(Scot) DCL LLD (7 June 1809 – 29 August 1892), was a Scottish lawyer, historian and antiquary. He co-founded the Scottish legal firm Skene Edwards which was prominent throughout the 20th century but disappeared in 2008 when merged with Morton Fraser.
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Four Ancient Books of Wales

4 manuscripts in Middle Welsh, dating from the 13th–15th centuries, containing poetry and prose, some of which may date to as early as the 6th century: The Black Book of Carmarthen; The Book of Taliesin; The Book of Aneirin; The Red Book of Hergest

author: William Forbes Skene

1868

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