Roderick MacKenzie, of Prestonhall (b. - 1712)

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Death: Died
Occupation: Advocate
Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Roderick MacKenzie, of Prestonhall

Biographical Summary

"Roderick, of Prestonhall. Advocate 6 February 1666; Clerk of Session 1678; M.P. for the county of Cromarty 1700; Lord Justice-Clerk 1 December 1702; an Ordinary Lord of Session as Lord Prestonhall 12 January 1703; superseded as Justice-Clerk October 1704; resigned his judgeship in favour of his nephew, Sir James Mackenzie of Royston, June 1710; appointed Sheriff of Ross-shire September 1710; died 4 January 1712. Married, first, 28 April 1674, Mary, daughter of Alexander Burnet, Archbishop of St Andrews (she died before 4 January)...

...Lord Prestonhall married, secondly, Margaret Halyburton, daughter of the Laird of Pitcur, and widow of Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, Lord Advocate under Charles II. and James II. She died in January 1713."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. III, page 72-73

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