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knox Corpus occurrences Lallans / Central Doric / Northern Orkney Shetland Southern Ulster
Occurences normalised per million words8.1 11 5.4 0 0 0 6.8
Number of occurrences1310 2 0 0 0 1
Number of authors6 4 1 1

Occurrences of knox in Corpus

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McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
s o fowk think o him, Johnnie Knox focht agin estaiblishit pouer
es as George Buchanan or John Knox in bringin forrit the ideas t
2 matches

Smith, Jamie Soonds o the kirk an court: early airt muisic in Scotland, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ony saucrit muisic efter John Knox an his reformers haed born th
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
hey war deid, a surgeon cried Knox supplyin the siller.
Knox wad acquire the bodies for hi
lly’, an began tae spier at Knox whaur he wis findin these bod
crimes, an the involvement o Knox, is commemoratit in this auld
Knox the boy that buys the beef.
5 matches

Purdie, David C. Lallans 59 - Sanct Hub’s, (Lallans Magazine 2004) Lallans - Edinburgh, poetry
wi the wirds, JOHN KNOX HIS CHAIR kervit ontil’t.
ieces tastes the same in John Knox’s chyre,
2 matches


@fittiecrooners tweeted
between Pat Butcher n Archie Knox! Must be trying tae scare awa(2019) search twitter
chty me! Archie (Pat Butcher) Knox did nae last lang! #gyposwon (2019) search twitter


@the_gellick tweeted
QueenofScots Dinnae tell John Knox aboot the holiday lassie, he' (2014) twitter link