Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald

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About Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald

Name: Charles Bart. Erskine Gender: Male Christening Date: 25 Nov 1680 Christening Place: ALVA,STIRLING,SCOTLAND Death Date: 05 Apr 1763 Father's Name: Charles Bart. Erskine Mother's Name: Christian Dundas https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X127-B86

Name: Charles Erskine Spouse's Name: Grissell Grierson Event Date: 21 Dec 1712 Event Place: Edinburgh Parish,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XYM1-95X

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Charles Erskine (1680 – April 5, 1763) was Lord Advocate, a Scottish judge, and a Member of Parliament...

...Charles Erskine was the fourth son of Sir Charles Erskine, Baronet, of Alva, by his spouse Christian, daughter of Sir James Dundas of Arniston. He was elected Member of Parliament for Dumfriesshire in 1722, 1727 and 1734, for the Dumfries Burghs in 1734, for the Northern Burghs in 1741...

...At the age of twenty he was a candidate for the office of one of the four Regents of Edinburgh University, and after an examination with several competitors obtained that appointment on 26 November 1700 until 17 October 1707. On the 7 November he was appointed the first professor of Public Law in the University in 1707, despite the protests of the council. He became a member of the Faculty of Advocates on July 14, 1711...

...He was Solicitor General for Scotland from June 2, 1725, Lord Advocate from January 20, 1737 to 1742. He was raised as a Lord of Justiciary, and also to the bench on November 23, 1744 as Lord Tinwald. He was also Lord Justice Clerk from June 15, 1748 until his death, at Edinburgh."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 1 February 2012, 17:39 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Charles_Erskine,_Lord_Tinwald&oldid=474428445> [accessed 24 August 2012]

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Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald's Timeline

1680
November 1680
Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1712
December 21, 1712
Age 32
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1714
July 1, 1714
Age 33
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1715
December 20, 1715
Age 35
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1718
March 30, 1718
Age 37
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1719
March 21, 1719
Age 38
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1720
October 26, 1720
Age 39
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1722
June 20, 1722
Age 41
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1726
April 15, 1726
Age 45
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1730
April 19, 1730
Age 49
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom