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Boyd, Robert, of Trochriglocked

(1578–1627)
  • Rosalind K. Marshall

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Boyd, Robert, of Trochrig (1578–1627), theological writer and poet, was born in Glasgow, the son of James Boyd of Trochrig, archbishop of Glasgow (d. 1581) and his wife, Margaret Chalmers, daughter of James Chalmers, baron of Gaithgirth. Robert was about three years old when his father died and his mother took him and his younger brother, ...

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