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Wedderburn, James (1585–1639), bishop of Dunblane

A. S. Wayne Pearce

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28957

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Wedderburn, James (1585–1639), bishop of Dunblane, was born in Dundee, the second son of John Wedderburn, a Dundee mariner and shipowner, and his wife, Margaret Lindsay, and grandson of James Wedderburn (1495?–1553), the protestant sympathizer and dramatist. Although the extant records reveal nothing of his early education, he was sufficiently qualified to matriculate at the ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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