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Andrew Michael Ramsay

Andrew Michael Ramsay (9 January 1686 – 6 May 1743), commonly called the Chevalier Ramsay, was a Scottish-born writer who lived most of his adult life in France. He was a Baronet in the Jacobite Peerage.

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Andrew Michael Ramsay - Bibliography
... Ramsay's works include Les voyages de Cyrus (London, 1728 Paris, 1727) Engl ... 'The travels of Cyrus to which is annexe'd a discourse upon the theology mythology of the pagans' – a book composed in avowed imitation of Fenelon's Les avantures de Télémaque ...

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