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Cargill, Donald [Daniel] (c. 1627–1681), field preacher and insurgent  

John Callow

Cargill, Donald [Daniel] (c. 1627–1681), field preacher and insurgent, was born at the farmhouse of Nether Cloquhat, Perthshire, the son of Lawrence Cargill (d. 1657), smallholder of Nether Cloquhat, and later notary at Rattray, and his wife, Marjory Blair. Initially destined for a career in the law ...

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Lang, John Dunmore (1799–1878), Presbyterian minister and politician in Australia  

D. W. A. Baker

Lang, John Dunmore (1799–1878), Presbyterian minister and politician in Australia, was born on 25 August 1799 at Greenock, Renfrewshire, the eldest of the four children of William Lang (1768?–1830), a small landowner, and Mary Dunmore (1770–1844). He was educated for the ministry at the ...

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Mitchell, James (d. 1678), presbyterian preacher and insurgent  

John Coffey

Mitchell, James (d. 1678), presbyterian preacher and insurgent, was born and raised in Edinburghshire. He studied at Edinburgh University under the theologian David Dickson and graduated on 9 July 1656. During the 1650s he adhered to the militant wing of the Scottish covenanters, the remonstrants, but his clerical career was less than distinguished, perhaps because he was '...