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Colville, Alexander (d. 1597), judge

J. R. M. Sizer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Colville, Alexander (d. 1597), judge, was the second son of Sir James Colville of Easter Wemyss (d. 1540) and his second wife, Margaret Forrester (d. in or before 1562). Under his parents' marriage contract of 21 May 1536 Colville received an annual allowance of ...

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