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Ramsay, Very Rev. Edward

Ramsay, Very Rev. Edward (1793-1872), Dean of Edinburgh, was born at Aberdeen, and graduated at Cambridge. He became a popular preacher, was made Dean in 1831, and in 1835 refused a bishopric. He is best known by his extremely popular Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character, which has run through a great many editions.