Rev. Archibald Simpson

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Archibald Simpson

Birthplace: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1628 (62-64)
Dalkeith, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Andrew Simson and Violet Constyne Simpson
Husband of Elizabeth Simpson
Father of Archibald Simsone
Brother of Reverend William Simpson; Reverend Alexander Simpson; Katherine Home; Violet Carmichael; prof. Matthew Simpson and 3 others
Half brother of Andro Simpson and Rev. Patrick Andrew Simpson

Managed by: Lael Hibshman
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About Rev. Archibald Simpson


Minister at Dalkeith by 1588, probably appointed by Sir John Maitland [1545-1595], Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1587-1595. His other patrons were Alexander Seton [1555-1622], Earl of Dumfermline & Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1604-1622 & Thomas Hamilton [1563-1637], Earl of Melrose. James VI of Scotland visited Dalkeith in 1617 and had Archibald banished to Aberdeen for 6 months for opposing Episcopal ceremonies. Archibald wrote a biography of his brother Patrick, which was first printed in 1845, and his other writings included a Latin work on references to natural history in the Bible. He died Dec 1628 at Dalkeith.

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Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 64
Dalkeith, Scotland