Rev. Robert Blair, M.A.

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About Rev. Robert Blair, M.A.

Biographical Summary

"Robert Blair, born Irvine 1593, sixth son of John B. of Windyedge, a merchant-adventurer and cadet of Blair, and Beatrix Mure of the Rowallan family; educated at Univ. of Glasgow; M.A. (1612) ...

...On the establishment of the Episcopacy he was removed from his charge Sept. 1661, confined to Musselburgh and subsequently to Kirkcaldy (where he was for three years and a half), and afterwards at Meikle Couston, parish of Aberdour, Fife, where he died 27th Aug. 1666, and was buried in the churchyard of Aberdour. He mar. (1) 16th July 1626, Beatrix (died July 1632, aged 27), daughter of Robert Hamilton, merchant, burgess of Edinburgh, and had issue - James, min. of Dysart; Robert; Jean (marr. William Row, min. of Ceres); (2) Katherine, daugh. of Hugh Montgomerie of Braidstane, Viscount Airds, and had issue - William; David, min. of Old Kirk Parish, Edinburgh [father of Robert B., min. of Athelstaneford, author of The Grave]..."

SOURCE: Fasti ecclesiæ scoticanæ: the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation, Vol. V, page 232

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Rev. Robert Blair, M.A.'s Timeline

1593
1593
Scotland
1626
1626
Age 33
1637
1637
Age 44
1639
April 10, 1639
Age 46
1644
1644
Age 51
Scotland, United Kingdom
1666
August 27, 1666
Age 73
Aberdour, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
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