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DOUGLAS, Alexander of Downies, Provost of Banff,Sheriff of Banffshire, Dr
(About 1590-1663)

 

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DOUGLAS, Alexander of Downies, Provost of Banff,Sheriff of Banffshire, Dr 1

  • Born: About 1590
  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: 9 October 1663 2 3

   Other names for Alexander were DOUGLAS, Alexr. 4 and DOWGLAS, Alexander Principal of Bamf, Mr.5

  General Notes:

Alexander Douglas was a covenanter and supporter of Cromwell. He was doctor of medicine by 1628, and provost of Banff by 1647.

"Tomb of Provost Alexander Douglas This tomb was originally in the old kirkyard in Banff, but the second Earl of Fife had it moved here and rebuilt on the wall of his mausoleum. The inscription is in Latin and records that Master Alexander Douglas, Doctor of Medicine and Provost of Banff, 'met his fate' on 9 October 1663. It also mentions his daughters Isabella and Christina, and Christina's husband Walter Leslie of Tullich."

from http://www.geolocation.ws where photograph of the tomb can be seen 1 3 6


Alexander married.


Sources


1 e-books.

2 Internet Site, http://www.geolocation.ws.

3 Internet Site, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tomb_of_Provost_Alexander_Douglas_-_geograph.org.uk_-_686063.jpg.

4 LDS, IGI.

5 Internet Site, http://digital.nls.uk/ MacFarlanes Genealogies.

6 Internet Site, http://www.geolocation.ws/v/W/4d7d93548786567a40018f32/tomb-of-provost-alexander-douglas-this/en.


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