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Syn, Doctor. Doctor Syn was created by Russell Thorndike (Mr. Macauley) and appeared in seven novels from 1915 to 1944, beginning with Doctor Syn.

In the 18th century in Dymchurch in Kent Doctor Syn is a very pious vicar, known for his long sermons and taste for tobacco. Syn is also the infamous pirate and smuggler Captain Clegg, who is better known as the Scarecrow, in which guise he leads a life of adventure.

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