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Balcanquhall, Walter (c. 1586–1645), dean of Rochester, was born in Edinburgh, one of three sons of Walter Balcanquhall (1548/9–1616), Church of Scotland minister, and his wife, Margaret Marjoribanks. He was educated at Edinburgh University, graduating MA on 27 July 1609. Admitted to Pembroke College, Cambridge...


Alexander Gordon

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Gordon, John (1544–1619), dean of Salisbury, was born on 1 September 1544, the natural son of Alexander Gordon (c. 1516–1575), brother of the fourth earl of Huntly, and Barbara Logie; his parents married, perhaps clandestinely, only in 1546, before Alexander obtained ecclesiastical preferment. ...