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John Pringle

Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Pringle, Lord Edgefield

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About John Pringle

Biographical Summary

Pringle, John. 25/11/1741-14/02/1811. Ref: 1224. Male.

  • Place of Death: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1763; Professor 1765-80, Constitutional History, Edinburgh University; 1780-, Advocate-Depute and Sheriff of Stirlingshire, 1790-4 Sheriff-Depute, Edinburgh; 1794-1811 Principal Clerk of Session.
  • Marital Status: Married Elizabeth Clerk d.1793.
  • Father: Robert Pringle of Edgefield, Senator of the College of Justice d. 1764.
  • References: F.J. Grant 1944; Shapin 373; S Devlin-Thorp Scotland's Cultural Heritage, 2, 1981, 71.
  • Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
  • Proposers: Founder Member.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 752

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John Pringle's Timeline

November 25, 1741
February 14, 1811
Age 69
Edinburgh, Scotland