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date: 16 October 2019

Pirie, Alexanderlocked

(1736/7–1804)
  • D. F. Wright

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Pirie, Alexander (1736/7–1804), Secession church and Independent minister, had a controversial career in which he proved divisive in three ecclesiastical bodies. Of his origins, early education, and family nothing is known, but from 1756 he was schooled in philosophy and theology under Alexander Moncrieff...

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