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About David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Bart.
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Baronet (1724–1804) was a Scottish judge.
He was the son of David Rae of St Andrews, an episcopalian minister, by his wife Agnes, daughter of Sir David Forbes of Newhall.
He became a Lord of Session on 14 November 1782, succeeding Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck, and a Lord of Justiciary on 20 April 1785, taking the judicial title Lord Eskgrove (from a small estate which he possessed near Inveresk), in place of Robert Bruce of Kennet.
He was created a baronet on 27 June 1804. He died on 23 October the same year, and was interred in Inveresk Kirkyard.
He married, on 14 October 1761, Margaret (d. 1770), youngest daughter of John Stuart of Blairhall, Perthshire, by whom he had two sons and one daughter."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'David Rae, Lord Eskgrove', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 8 October 2012, 16:10 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=David_Rae,_Lord_Eskgrove&oldid=516659692> [accessed 26 October 2012]
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