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About Andrew Pringle, Lord Alemore
"Andrew Pringle of Alemore - Son of John Pringle of Haining, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was admitted advocate 3d February 1760. He was appointed Sheriff of the county of Wigton in 1750; and in the following year, Sheriff of the county of Selkirk; constituted Solicitor General, 5th July 1755, in the room of Messrs. Patrick Haldane and Alexander Home; elevated to the bench on the death of Sir James Ferguson of Kilkerran, and took his seat as Lord Alemore, 14th June 1759; succeeding him at the same time as a Lord of Justiciary. He died at Hawkhill, near Edinburgh, 14th January 1776."
SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 523