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Hay, George

Brian M. Halloran

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hay, George (1729–1811), vicar apostolic of the lowland district, was born in Edinburgh on 24 August 1729, the second child and only son of James Hay (d. 1756×1759), writer to the signet, and his wife, Mary Morrison (d. 1756). His parents were Scottish Episcopalian, and his father a Jacobite who had been imprisoned for his part in the rising of 1715. After schooling in ...

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