David Balfour, of Glentarkie, Lord Forret
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Son of Sir Michael Balfour, of Denmiln and Joanna Durham
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Historical records matching Sir David Balfour, Lord Forret
About Sir David Balfour, Lord Forret
Fourth son of Sir Michaet Balfour of Denmiln, was admitted advocate on the 29th January 1650. He was knighted, and appointed successor to Sir Andrew Ramsay of Abbotshall, 1674; took his seat as Lord Forret on the 2d of June that year; and was also admitted a Lord of Justiciary on the 9th July 1675. Sir David was elected a Commissioner for the county of Fife, to the Parliament which met in 1685; chosen a Lord of the Articles; and appointed a Commissioner for the plantation of kirks in the same year. He died very shortly after the Revolution.
SOURCE : * An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 402