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Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Glasgow and Master of Balliol College, Oxford.
Principle of the University of Glasgow
Carnie, Robert Hay
Calder, Sir Robert
A distinguished British Admiral.
An eminent divine and ecclesiastical historian born in the 16th century.
LL.D., Minister and known for his Celtic and Gaelic Studies.
This gallant Highland chief; who united such amiable manners and
attractive accomplishments to the proverbial hardihood and valour of his
race, that his name has descended to us under the title of "the gentle
An eminent martyr of the Scottish church, and whose name is still retained
in the popular designation of one of its sects.
It is worth mentioning that his Dialogue on Scottish Music, prefixed to the
History, was the first means of giving foreign musicians a correct
understanding of the Scottish scale, which, it is well known, differs from
that prevalent on the continent; and it is consistent with our knowledge,
that the author was highly complimented on this subject by the greatest
Italian and German composers.
Archibald, Marquis of Argyle
an eminent political character of the seventeenth century.
Ninth Earl of Argyle, son of the preceding, was an equally
unfortunate, though less distinguished political character, in the
unhappiest era of Scottish history.
Campbell, Sir Archibald
Distinguished General and lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick.
An eminent theological writer, was born on Christmas day, 1719.
An eminent miscellaneous writer.
Duke of Argyle and Greenwich, a distinguished soldier and statesman.
Campbell, Rev John
An active missionary and enterprising traveller.
Lieutenant Colonel John
A distinguished soldier.
Campbell, John Gregorson
Minister of Tiree
Irish Mountain Man
A poet, so justly and poetically called the "Bard of Hope."
Archbishop of Caterbury
A Presbyterian preacher of great vigour and eloquence of the period of
the Second Reformation.
An eminent preacher of the more uncompromising order of presbyterians in the
reign of Charles II.
He left behind him a very valuable memoir of his own time, which, to the
surprise of the literary world, is still condemned by his relations to
In the first rank of
Born in Dunfermline, in Fife, in 1835. U.S. iron and steel magnate and great
Carrick, John Donald
Editor of the first series of "Whistle-Binkie" and a literary man of
An eminent political and ecclesiastical character.
A laborious literary workman.
An eminent antiquary and general writer. The authorís
"Caledonia" astonished the world with the vast extent of its
erudition and research.
missionary-explorer who served in Rarotonga in the Cook Islands for ten
Inventor of the Postage Stamp.
Chalmers, Rev Thomas
An eminent orator, philosopher, and
divine. He now constitutes to all
future time so essential a portion of Scottish history, that his name
will be forgot only when Scotland itself will cease to be remembered.
Chalmers, Stephen Marshall
Novelist and Short Story Writer
A distinguished historical and legal writer, of the sixteenth century.
Author and Publisher
- Charles I
King of Great Britain, was the second son of James VI. of Scotland, and
First of Great Britain, by Anne, daughter of Frederick II., King of
Denmark and Norway.
Who appears to have been chiefly concerned in introducing the art of
printing into Scotland.
A physician of considerable eminence.
The distinguished African traveler.
A learned physician.
The troubadour, as he may be called, of the covenanters.
Clerk, Sir Dugald
Inventor of the the two-stroke spark ignition engine.
Inventor of some invaluable improvements in the modern system of naval
The Father of Scottish husbandry.
Cochrane, Sir Alexander
Full Admiral and commander-in-chief at Plymouth.
Ninth earl of Dundonald, a nobleman distinguished by his useful
Tenth earl of Dundonald, navel hero of Chile.
Poet and Author
Ayrshire's longest serving nationalist councillor and a former Provost
of Kilmarnock & Loudoun District Council.
A writer on statistics and criminal jurisprudence.
An excellent physician and physiologist.
An eminent publisher.
Learned divine and ecclesiastical historian.
Who long moved at the head of the monied and banking interest of the
- Cowan, Dr
An extraordinary G.P.
An eminent mathematician.
An eminent preacher of the Reformation.
Author of the Treatise on the Feudal Law, and of other learned works.
A distinguished senator of the college of Justice, and a large
contributor to the literary paper styled "the Mirror."
Historiographer to queen Anne.
An eminent bookseller, was the son of the Rev. William Creech, minister of
Newbattle, a most respectable clergyman, and of Miss Mary Buley, an
English lady, related to a family of rank in Devonshire.
Commonly styled the Admirable Crichton.
Chair of tuberculosis at Edinburgh University.
Cronin, A J
A famous author.
Styled by himself, Alexander the Corrector, his great work was "Concordance
of the Old and New Testaments."
An eminent surgeon in London
Cullen, William M.D.
One of the most highly gifted and accomplished physicians that Scotland
Sir William Gordon
Baronet of Altyre and Gordonstoun
and Chief of Clan Cumming.
Fifth earl of Glencairn.
A distinguished poet.
An eminent physician.
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