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Campbell, Archibald (c. 1669–1744), Scottish Episcopal bishop, was the second son of Lord Neil Campbell (c. 1630–1692), second son of Archibald Campbell, marquess of Argyll (1605x7–1661), and of Lady Vere Ker, third daughter of the third earl of Lothian. According to Samuel Johnson...

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Dowden, John (1840–1910), Scottish Episcopal bishop of Edinburgh and scholar, was born on 29 June 1840 at Cork, the fifth of the five surviving children of John Wheeler Dowden (1799–1891), linen draper, and his wife, Alicia Bennett (d. 1869), daughter of John Barter Bennett...

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William Abernethy Drummond (b. before 1720, d. 1809) by David Martin, 1788 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Drummond, William Abernethy (b. before 1720, d. 1809), Scottish Episcopal bishop of Edinburgh and Glasgow, was born William Abernethy; he was descended from the family of Abernethy of Saltoun in Banffshire. Nothing is known of his early years until he became governor to the sons of ...

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Duke, Michael Geoffrey Hare (1925–2014), Scottish Episcopal bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld, and Dunblane, was born on 28 November 1925 in Calcutta, India, the son of Arthur Robert Aubrey Hare Duke (1885–1972), a civil construction engineer with the East India Railway...

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Eden, Robert (1804–1886), Scottish Episcopal bishop of Moray, Ross, and Caithness, the third son of Sir Frederick Morton Eden, second baronet (1766–1809), and his wife, Anne (d. 1808), daughter and heir of James Paul Smith of New Bond Street, London, was born on 2 September 1804. He was educated at ...

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Ewing, Alexander (1814–1873), Scottish Episcopal bishop of Argyll and the Isles, was born in Aberdeen on 25 March 1814, the eldest of the two sons and one daughter of John Ewing, advocate in Aberdeen, from Loch Lomond, and his wife, Elspet Aitken. After their parents' early deaths, the children were cared for by an uncle. ...

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Forbes, Alexander Penrose (1817–1875), Scottish Episcopal bishop of Brechin, was born on 6 June 1817 at York Place, Edinburgh, the second eldest of the ten children of John Hay Forbes, Lord Medwyn (1776–1854), judge of the court of session, and his wife, Louisa Cumming Gordon (1779–1845)...

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Alexander Penrose Forbes (1817–1875) by Valentine © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son of Charles Forbes (d. 1715?), schoolmaster, and his wife, Marjory Wright...