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Sir David Nevoy, Lord Reidie (b. - 1683)

Biographical Summary NEVOY, Sir DAVID, Lord Reidie , afterwards Lord Nevoy (d. 1683), of Reidie, Scottish judge, was a regent at St. Leonard's College, St. Andrews, but was deposed in 1649 (Lamont, D...

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Edward Theodore Salvesen, Lord Salvesen (1857 - 1942)

Biographical Summary SALVESEN, LORD SALVESEN, EDWARD THEODORE . 20/07/1857-23/02/1942. Ref: 2539. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon PC(1922). Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Adv...

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John Trayner, Lord Trayner (1834 - 1929)

BBC - Your Paintings - John Trayner (1834–1929), Lord Trayner

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Charles John Guthrie, Lord Guthrie (1849 - 1920)

Biographical Summary GUTHRIE, LORD GUTHRIE, CHARLES JOHN . 04/04/1849-28/04/1920. Ref: 2530. Male. Titles and British Honours: The Hon. Profession: Advocate. Appointments Held: Advocate 1875;...

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Alexander Burns Shand, 1st Baron Shand (1828 - 1904)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Alexander Burns Shand, 1st Baron Shand PC (13 December 1828-6 March 1904), was a Scottish advocate and judge. He was a Lord of Session between 1872 and 1890 and a Lord ...

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David Chalmer of Ormond, Lord Ormond (b. - 1592)

An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice from its Institution in MDXXXII by George Brunton and David Haig, published by Thomas Clark MDCCCXXXII; page 123 Temple, William, 1827-...

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Abraham Crichton, Provost of Dunglass (b. - 1565)

The Scots peerage , Vol. II, page 324 An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice from its Institution in MDXXXII by George Brunton and David Haig, published by Thomas Clark MDCCC...

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James Veitch of Elliock, Lord Elliock (1712 - 1793)

Biographical Summary Veitch of Elliock, Lord Elliock, James . 25/09/1712-01/07/1793. Ref: 1541. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: St Andrew Squ...

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Andrew Macdowal of Bankton, Lord Bankton (c.1685 - 1760)

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William Mackintosh, Lord Kyllachy (1842 - 1918)

Biographical Summary Mackintosh, Lord Kyllachy, William . 09/04/1842-09/12/1918. Ref: 1882. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Death: Glasgow. Profession: Advocate. Appointment...

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Sir John Hay Athole Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh (1836 - 1919)

Biographical Summary Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh, Sir John Hay Athole . 28/12/1836-09/05/1919. Ref: 1733. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon, PC(1885), KCB(1900), GCB(1916). Place of Birth...

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David Ross of Tarlogie and Ankerville, Lord Ankerville (1727 - 1805)

Biographical Summary " David of Tarlogie and Ankerville , a Lord of Session under the title of Lord Ankerville . His Lordship married Margaret, daughter of John Cochrane of Revalrig, with issue ...

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Robert Nairne, 1st Lord Nairne (b. - 1683)

Biographical Summary " Robert Nairn , the eldest son, was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates 20 February 1644. He was with the Royalist foces at the battle of Alyth 27 August 1651, and was...

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Alexander Wood of Woodcote, Lord Wood (1788 - 1864)

Biographical Summary Wood of Woodcote, Lord Wood, Alexander . 12/11/1788-18/07/1864. Ref: 1629. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Profession: Advocate. Appoi...

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Rt Hon John, of Glencorse, Lord President of the Court of Session (1810 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Inglis, Lord Glencorse FRSE (21 August 1810 – 20 August 1891) was a Scottish politician and judge. He was Lord President of the Court of Session (1867...

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Sir William Scot of Clerkington, Lord Clerkington (b. - 1656)

Biographical Summary " Scott, Sir William (d. 1656), of Clerkington , was the eldest son of Laurence Scott of Harprig, advocate, clerk to the privy council, and one of the clerks of the court of sess...

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Andrew Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin (1849 - 1942)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Graham Murray, 1st Viscount Dunedin GCVO, PC, QC (21 November 1849 – 21 August 1942) was a Scottish politician and judge. He served as Secretary for Sco...

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Adam Gifford, Lord Gifford (1820 - 1887)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Adam Gifford, Lord Gifford FRSE (29 February 1820, Edinburgh – 20 January 1887) was a Scottish advocate and judge. He was a Radical in politics, and expected...

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Robert Macfalane, WS, Lord Ormidale (1802 - 1880)

Biographical Summary " MACFARLANE, ROBERT, Lord Ormidale (1802-1880), senator of the College of Justice, born in 1802, was son of Parlane Macfarlane of Lugs, Dumbartonshire. He was educated at Glasgo...

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Robert Handyside, Lord Handyside (1798 - 1858)

Biographical Summary Handyside, Lord Handyside, Robert . 26/03/1798-17/04/1858. Ref: 698. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of interment: Dean Cemy, Edin...

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Charles Middleton, 2nd Earl of Middleton (1650 - 1719)

CHARLES MIDDLETON, 2nd Earl Of Middleton held several offices under Charles II. and James II., being envoy extraordinary at Vienna and afterwards joint secretary' for Scotland. In 1684 he became an Eng...

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Patrick Lyon, 3rd Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne MP (1643 - 1695)

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Hercules James Robertson, Lord Benholme (1795 - 1874)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Hercules James Robertson, Lord Benholme (13 October 1795 – 15 September 1874) was a Scottish judge. Born in Edinburgh, he was the son of George Robertson-Smi...

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John Marshall, Lord Curriehill (c.1827 - 1881)

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John Marshall, Lord Curriehill (1794 - 1868)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Marshall, John, Lord Curriehill  (1794–1868), Scottish judge, son of John Marshall of Garlieston, Wigtonshire, by Marion, daughter of Henry Walke...

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Adam Anderson, Lord Anderson (1797 - 1853)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Adam Anderson, Lord Anderson FRSE (c. 1797 – 28 September 1853) was a Scottish judge. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1842 to 1846 an...

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Andrew Rutherfurd of Crosshill, Lord Rutherfurd (1791 - 1854)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Rutherfurd (born Andrew Bervie), Lord Rutherfurd of Crosshill FRSE (1791–1852) was a Scottish advocate, judge and politician. His father was the minis...

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Duncan McNeill, 1st Baron Colonsay (1793 - 1874)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Duncan McNeill, 1st Baron Colonsay FRSE (20 August 1793 – 31 January 1874) was a Scottish advocate, judge and Tory politician. He was Lord Justice General and ...

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David Robertson Williamson, Lord Balgray (1761 - 1837)

Notes "He was one of the Lords of Session of the Old School, a race which no longer exists, talented and accomplished and an able judge, tall and handsome and picturesque looking, with his powdered h...

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Sir William Honyman, 1st Baronet of Armadale (1756 - 1825)

William Honeyman, appointed one of the senators of the College of Justice, 5th January, 1797, was created a baronet 12th May, 1S04 (Blk. MS.). Sir William Honeyman sold the estate of Strathy to the Mar...

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William Craig, Lord Craig (1745 - 1813)

Biographical Summary " Craig, William, Lord Craig (1745–1813), Scottish judge, son of William Craig, minister, of Glasgow, was born in 1745. He studied at the university of Edinburgh, and was ...

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Peter Rollo, Bishop of Dunkeld (b. - 1631)

Biographical Summary " Peter Rollock [or Rollo] of Pilton , son of Andrew R. of Duncrubb and Marion, daugh. and heiress of David Rollo of Menmuir ; educated for the law both at home and on the Contin...

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Robert Pont, Provost of Trinity College (c.1524 - 1606)

Biographical Summary " Pont, Kylpont, or Kynpont, Robert (1524-1606), Scottish reformer, born in 1524 at or near Culross, Perthshire (Buchanan, De Scriptoribus Scotis Illustribus), was the son of Joh...

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Patrick Robertson, Lord Robertson (b. - 1855)

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John Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn (1734 - 1796)

Biographical Summary Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn, John . 15/12/1734-24/12/1796. Ref: 1011. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Edinburgh. Place of...

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Sir George Nicolson, Lord Kemney (b. - 1711)

Biographical Summary " Sir George Nicolson of Kemnay - was admitted advocate on the 27th July 1661, and nominated an Ordinary Lord in place of Sir George Gordon of Haddo, created Lord Chancellor 5th ...

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Sir Thomas Murray of Glendoick; 1st Bart. (b. - 1684)

Biographical Summary " Thomas Murray, of Glendoick , co, Perth, 2d s. of Sir Thomas Murray, of Woodend in that county, sometime Sheriff thereof (d. 1606), was admitted an Advocate, 1661 ; had charter...

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William Penny, Lord Kinloch (1801 - 1872)

Biographical Summary " PENNEY, WILLIAM, Lord Kinloch (1801–1872), Scottish judge, son of William Penney, merchant, Glasgow, and Elizabeth, daughter of David Johnston, D.D., North Leith, was bo...

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John Wauchope, Lord Edmonstone (deceased)

Biographical Summary " John Wauchope of Edmonstone - Younger son of Sir John Wauchope of Niddry, obtained a charter of the lands of Edmonstone in Mid Lothian, on the 9th June 1671. He was admitted an...

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Alexander Malcolm, Lord Lochore (1650 - 1692)

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Sir William Nairne, 5th Baronet of Dunsinane MP (1731 - 1811)

Biographical Summary " Sir William Nairne, Baronet [S. 1704], of Dunsinane , uncle and h., being 2d s. of the 2d Baronet; was 1811. admitted Advocate, 11 March 1755; Joint Commissary Clerk of Edinbur...

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James Patrick Bannerman Robertson, Baron Robertson (1845 - 1909)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Patrick Bannerman Robertson, Baron Robertson (19 August 1845 - 1909), was a Scottish judge and Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885...

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Sir Roger Hogg, Lord Harcarse (c.1635 - 1700)

Biographical Summary " HOG, Sir ROGER, Lord Harcarse (1635?–1700), Scottish judge, son of William Hog, advocate, of Bogend, was born in Berwickshire about 1635. He was admitted an advocate on ...

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Alexander Dunbar, of Grange, Dean of Moray (b. - 1593)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Alexander Dunbar junior - The son of David Dunbar, and succentor of Moray upon father's death, he was claiming right of succession by right of papal provision. He rec...

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Dr. William Robertson (1753 - 1835)

Dr. Robertson was a clergyman, historian, and chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, which commissioned and still owns his portrait by Raeburn of 1792. The younger Robertson studied law and was adm...

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Sir William Lockhart of Lee (c.1621 - 1675)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he ...

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Sir Archibald Hope of Rankeillour, Kt. MP (1639 - 1706)

Biographical Summary " Sir Archibald of Rankeillour , baptized 9 September 1639; admitted Advocate 30 June 1664; an ordinary Lord of Session 1 November 1689, and a Lord Justiciary 27 January 1696, ab...

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John Maxwell, Bishop of Ross (1591 - 1647)

Biographical Summary " John Maxwell , born 1591, son of John M. of Cavens in Nithdale; educated at Univ. of St Andrews; M.A. (29th July 1611); adm. to Mortlach in 1615; trans. to High Kirk, Edinburgh...

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Robert Preston, Lord Preston (b. - 1674)

Biographical Summary " Sir Robert Preston of Preston - Second son of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield, obtained a charter of the lands of Preston, in Mid Lothian, on the 20th August 1663. He was knigh...

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Joshua Henry Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie (1777 - 1851)

Biographical Summary " Joshua Henry Mackenzie - Son of the celebrated Henry Mackenzie, was admitted advocate 19th January 1799, was appointed Sheriff-depute of the county of Linlithgow, 9th March 181...

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Richard Bothwell, LL.D. Rector of Eskirk (b. - 1547)

Biographical Summary "Second son of Richard Bothwell, Provost of Edinburgh, in the time of James III. by Elizabeth, daughter of William Somerville of Plean, in the county of Stirling. Being bred to t...

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John McLaren, Lord McLaren (1831 - 1910)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John McLaren (17 August 1831 – 6 April 1910), Lord McLaren , was a Scottish Liberal politician and judge. The son of Duncan McLaren, a former Provost of Edin...

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James Burnett, Lord Monboddo (1714 - 1799)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Burnett, Lord Monboddo (25 October 1714 – 26 May 1799) was a Scottish judge, scholar of linguistic evolution, philosopher and deist. He is most famous to...

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Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock MP (c.1517 - 1590)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock: Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock [1] M, #21513, b. circa 1517, d. 3 January 1589/90 Last Edited=28 Ma...

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Moir Tod Stormonth Darling, Lord Stormonth Darling (1844 - 1912)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Moir Tod Stormonth Darling, Lord Stormonth-Darling (3 November 1844 – 2 June 1912) was a Scottish politician and judge... ...He was Member of Parliament for ...

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John Blair Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross (1837 - 1905)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Blair Balfour, 1st Baron Kinross , PC, QC (11 July 1837 – 22 January 1905) was a Scottish lawyer and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons fr...

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Claude Irvine Boswell, Lord Balmuto (1742 - 1824)

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Alexander Murray, of Murrayfield, Lord Henderland (1736 - 1795)

Biographical Summary " MURRAY, Alexander (1736-95), of Murrayfield, Edinburgh, and Henderland, Peebles - b. 11 May 1736, 1st s. of Archibald Murray of Murrayfield, adv., by Jean, da. of Lord William ...

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George Sinclair, of Castlehill, Lord Woodhall (b. - 1764)

Biographical Summary " George Sinclair of Woodhall - Third son of Sir John Sinclair, fourth Baronet of Stevenson, and Martha, daughter and heiress of Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill, one of the Senat...

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Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton (1692 - 1766)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton (1692 – December 13, 1766) was a notable Scottish judge and Lord Justice Clerk... ...Andrew Fletcher was the son of Henry Fletch...

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David Dundas, Lord Dundas (1854 - 1922)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Dundas, Lord Dundas (8 June 1854 – 14 February 1922) was a Scottish politician and judge... ...The youngest son of George Dundas, one of the Senators o...

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George Dundas, Lord Manor (1802 - 1869)

Notes "His younger brother, George Dundas, has died eight years before. He was called to the Scottish Bar in 1826 , and enjoyed considerable practice. In 1845 he became Sheriff of Selkirkshire, and i...

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Donald Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie (1818 - 1875)

Biographical Summary Mackenzie, Lord Mackenzie, Donald . 22/06/1818-19/05/1875. Ref: 972. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Edinburgh. Place of Death: Norwood, nr London....

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Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan (1792 - 1851)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan (October 9, 1792 – June 10, 1851) was a Scottish lawyer and judge. He was Solicitor General for Scotland between 1840 and 1841...

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Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn (1779 - 1854)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn (Cockpen, Midlothian, 26 October 1779 – Bonaly, Midlothian, 26 April/18 July 1854) was a Scottish lawyer, judge ...

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Edward Francis Maitland, Lord Barcaple (1808 - 1870)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Edward Francis Maitland, Lord Barcaple FRSE (1803–1870) was a Scottish advocate and judge. The brother of Thomas Maitland, Lord Dundrennan, he became an advo...

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James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff (1811 - 1895)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary James Moncreiff, 1st Baron Moncreiff FRSE (29 November 1811 – 27 April 1895), was a Scottish lawyer and politician. The son of Sir James Wellwood Moncreiff, 9t...

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David Mure, Lord Mure (1810 - 1891)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Mure (11 October 1810 – 11 April 1891) was a Scottish lawyer and Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1859 to 1865, when he...

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John Hope, Lord Justice Clerk (1794 - 1857)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Hope (1794–1858), Scottish judge, eldest son of Charles Hope, Lord President of the Court of Session, was born on 26 May 1794, and received some part of h...

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Sir John Murray, Lord Murray (1778 - 1859)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir John Archibald Murray, Lord Murray , (1779-1859) was a Scottish judge. Son of Alexander Murray, Lord Henderland, he contributed to the Edinburgh Review from its...

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Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Bart. (1724 - 1804)

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 ...

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Alexander Lockhart, of Craighouse, Lord Covington (c.1700 - 1782)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Lockhart of Covington - Son of George Lockhart of Carnwarth, and Lady Euphemia Montgomery, daughter of the Earl of Eglinton, passed as advocate 20th January 1722... ...

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John Maitland, 5th Earl of Lauderdale MP (1655 - 1710)

John Maitland, 5th Earl of Lauderdale was born circa 1655.1 He was the son of Charles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale and Elizabeth Lauder. He married Lady Margaret Cunningham, daughter of Alexander C...

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Patrick Grant, Lord Elchies (1690 - 1754)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Patrick Grant, Lord Elchies (1690–1754) was a Scottish judge... ...Grant was the son of Captain Grant of Easter Elchies. He was admitted an advocate on 12 Fe...

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Sir Robert Spottiswoode (c.1596 - 1646)

Sir Robert Spottiswoode, 2d son of the archbishop, born 1596, was a man of extraordinary parts, learning and merit. The history of his life is subjoined to his Practicks of the Law of Scotland : As S...

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James Wolfe Murray of Cringletie, Lord Cringletie (1759 - 1836)

Biographical Summary " James Wolfe Murray, Lord Cringletie , a Senator of the College of Justice in Scotland, godson of Gen. Wolfe, b. 5 Jan. 1759; m. 7 April, Isabella Katherine, only dau. of James ...

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Sir John Murray of Drumcairn, Lord Drumcairn (b. - c.1704)

Biographical Summary " Sir John, of Drumcairn , sometime Tutor of Stormont, was nominated an Ordinary Lord of Session in 1681; elected a commissioner for the county of Perth to the Parliaments of 168...

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Sir Robert Murray (c.1608 - 1673)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Robert Moray (alternative spellings: Murrey, Murray) (1608 or 1609 – 4 July 1673) was a Scottish soldier, statesman, diplomat, judge, spy, freemason and na...

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John Preston, of Fentonbarns, Lord President (b. - 1616)

Biographical Summary " John Preston of Fentonbarns Lord President - This judge is said to have been the son of a baker in Edinburgh... ...On the 6th June 1609, the Court, in obedience to a letter f...

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Robert Pringle, Lord Edgefield MP (b. - 1764)

Biographical Summary " Robert Pringle of Edgefield - Son of Thomas Pringle, writer to the signet, was admitted advocate 4th July 1724; and in 1748 was appointed Sheriff Depute for the county of Banff...

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Andrew Pringle, Lord Alemore (b. - 1776)

Biographical Summary " Andrew Pringle of Alemore - Son of John Pringle of Haining, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was admitted advocate 3d February 1760. He was appointed Sheriff of t...

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John Pringle, Lord Haining (c.1674 - 1754)

Biographical Summary " PRINGLE, John (c.1674-1754), of Haining, Selkirk - b. c.1674, 2nd s. of Andrew Pringle of Clifton, Roxburgh by Violet, da. of John Rutherford of Edgerston, Roxburgh. educ. ?Edi...

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Sir James Murray of Philiphaugh, Lord Philiphaugh (1655 - 1708)

Biographical Summary " James Murray of Philiphaugh - Eldest son of Sir John Murray of Philiphaugh, by Ann, daughter of Sir Archibald Douglas of Cavers was born in 1655. He sat in the convention of es...

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Sir Alexander Seton of Gargunnock and Culcreuch, Kt., Lord Kilcreuch (deceased)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Seton of Kilcreuch - was admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 14th February 1626. He was knighted by Charles I. at Holyrood on the 12th July 1633, and resigned his seat o...

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James Scougal, Lord Whitehill (b. - 1702)

Biographical Summary " James Scougal of Whitehill - son of John Scougal, Lord Whytekirk, entered advocate 8th June 1687, and admitted without trial; having presented a petition to the Lords, represen...

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John Scougal, Lord Whytekirk (b. - 1672)

Biographical Summary " 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 sit...

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Sir Robert Sinclair of Stevenston, 3rd Bart., Lord Stevenston (1643 - 1713)

Biographical Summary " SINCLAIR, Sir Robert, Lord Stevenson (1640?–1713), Scottish judge, born about 1640, was second son of John Sinclair the younger of Stevenson, Haddingtonshire, and Isabel...

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Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill, Lord Castlehill (c.1624 - 1694)

Biographical Summary " Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill - Third son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, was admitted advocate by the commissioners for the administration of justice, on the 4th January 1656,...

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Sir John Spens of Condie (c.1520 - 1573)

Biographical Summary " John Spens of Condie , King's Advocate - Son of John Spens of Condie, was one of nine advocates selected by the court, on the 1st March 1549, to procure before them in all acti...

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John Spottiswoode, Archbishop of St. Andrews MP (c.1565 - 1639)

SPOTTISWOOD, JOHN, a distinguished prelate, archbishop of St. Andrews, eldest son of the preceding, was born in 1565. The house of Greenbank near the village of Mid Calder, Edinburghshire, is mentioned...

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John Stewart, 4th Lord of Innermeath MP (c.1521 - 1570)

Biographical Summary " John, fourth Lord Innermeath , succeeded his father. He had a charter, under the Great Seal, 23 June 1542, of the lands of Redcastle, for which he was to pay one red rose in th...

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Hugh Somerville, 4th Lord Somerville (c.1486 - 1549)

Hugh Somerville, 5th Lord Somerville (c. 1484 – 1549) was a lord of the Parliament of Scotland. He is sometimes reckoned to be the 4th Lord Somerville. He succeeded his brother, John Somervill...

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Robert Macqueen, Lord Braxfield (1722 - 1799)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert McQueen, Lord Braxfield (1722–1799) was a Scottish advocate and judge... ...McQueen was born near Lanark, son of John McQueen of Braxfield... ...He ...

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Alexander Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank (1777 - 1861)

Biographical Summary Maconochie, after 1854 Maconochie-Welwood of Garvock & Pitliver, Lord Meadowbank, Alexander . 02/03/1777-30/11/1861. Ref: 999. Male. Titles and British Honours: Rt Hon. Pla...

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Allan Maconochie, Lord Meadowbank (1748 - 1816)

Biographical Summary Maconochie of Kirknewton, Lord Meadowbank, Allan . 26/01/1748-14/06/1816. Ref: 1000. Male. Titles and British Honours: Hon. Place of Birth: Midlothian. Place of Death: Co...

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David Smythe, Lord Methven (1746 - 1806)

Biographical Summary " David Smythe , one of the senators of the College of Justice, under the title of Lord Methven . This eminent person espoused twice, and by his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of...

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Alexander Livingston, 2nd of Dunipace, Lord Dunipace (1535 - c.1560)

Biographical Summary " Mr Alexander Livingstone, second of Dunipace , seems to have been a man of considerable ability, and rose to a higher official position than any other member of the family. Cho...

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Sir Thomas Henderson, Lord Chesters (b. - 1638)

Biographical Summary " Sir Thomas Henderson, of Chesters - Son of Dr Edward Henryson also a senator. He was one of the commissaries of Edinburgh prior to 1600, and acted as advocate depute in 1606, i...

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Edward Henryson, LL.D. (deceased)

Biographical Summary " Edward Henryson, LL.D. - This learned civilian received the degree of doctor of laws from the university of Bourges, where he studied under Equinar Baro, and where he was for s...

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Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington (b. - 1755)

Biographical Summary " Thomas Hay of Huntington - Son of Alexander Hay, advocate, became a member of the bar 3d June 1725; and in March 1742 was appointed Keeper of the Signet, in the room of Alexand...

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