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Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness

William Donaldson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/9845

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Forbes, Robert (bap. 1708, d. 1775), Jacobite annalist and Scottish Episcopal bishop of Ross and Caithness, was baptized on 4 May 1708 at Rayne, Aberdeenshire, the second child and only son of Charles Forbes (d. 1715?), schoolmaster, and his wife, Marjory Wright...

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