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Leighton, Alexanderlocked

(c. 1570–1649)
  • Frances Condick

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Leighton, Alexander (c. 1570–1649), religious controversialist, was probably born at Guildy, Monikie, near Dundee, the son of Duncan Leighton or Lichtoun; his mother is unknown. He was related to the Leightons of Usan and Ulyshaven, near Montrose, who held many important local offices. In 1587 he graduated MA at ...

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