About John Scougal, Lord Whytekirk
"John Scougal of Whytehill - son of Sir John Scougal of Scougal, and brother of Patrick, Bishop of Aberdeen. He was nominated an Ordinary Lord 17th February 1661, and at the sitting down of the Court on the 1st June following, was appointed by their Lordships collector of the various contributions and other funds out of which the salaries of the judges were then paid. He was also appointed a member of the commission for the plantation of kirks, in 1661 and 1663. His Lordship died in January 1672, and was honoured at his interment, on the 7th of that month, by the attendance of the judges, accompanied by the advocates and writers in mourning, and having their maces carried before them."
SOURCE: An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 375