An eminent Presbyterian divine of the seventeenth century.
Astronomer in the British Embassy to China, 1792, '3, '4, Afterwards
Professor of Natural Philosophy in the College of Fort William, Bengal
Born 1693. Born near Glasgow, was the Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia. He insisted that
the colonies should raise money for their own protection. Discovered George Washington's
talents and sent him to resist the French. Thus he was an important figure in American
History and has been called the "Grandfather of the United States".
Knight of Liddesdale, otherwise well known in Scottish history by the
title of the Flower of Chivalry.
Douglas, Sir William
The illegitimate son of Sir Archibald, lord of Galloway, commonly called
the Black Douglas.
Considered one of the masterminds behind the victory in the Battle of
Britain - one of the most prominent battles in World War Two. Dowding is
seen as one of the more important military commanders of the war.
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