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Douglas, Gavin (c. 1476–1522), poet and bishop of Dunkeld, was the third son of Archibald Douglas (Bell-the-Cat), fifth earl of Angus (c. 1449–1513), and Elizabeth (d. 1498), daughter of Robert Boyd, Lord Boyd [see under Boyd family]. The earliest surviving reference to ...

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Turgot (c. 1050–1115), author and bishop of St Andrews, was, according to Symeon of Durham (the source for almost all that is known of Turgot's early life), born of a 'not undistinguished' English family from Lindsey, Lincolnshire. He was evidently a clerk. After the Norman conquest ...

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Vere, William de (d. 1198), bishop of Hereford and literary patron, was one of the nine children of Aubrey (II) de Vere (d. 1141), Henry I's chamberlain, and his wife, Alice (d. 1163?), daughter of Gilbert de Clare; the order in which ...