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1692 in Scotland

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1692 in Scotland
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Events from the year 1692 in the Kingdom of Scotland.

Contents

Incumbents

  • Monarch — William II and Mary II
  • Secretary of State — John Dalrymple, Master of Stair, with James Johnston (from 3 March)
  • Law officers

  • Lord Advocate — John Dalrymple, then Sir James Stewart
  • Solicitor General for Scotland — ??
  • Judiciary

  • Lord President of the Court of Session — Lord Stair
  • Lord Justice General — Lord Lothian
  • Lord Justice Clerk — Lord Cessnock, then Lord Ormiston
  • Events

  • 13 February — Massacre of Glencoe: Men of the Earl of Argyll's Regiment of Foot under the command of Captain Robert Campbell of Glenlyon massacre 38 Jacobite-sympathising MacDonald of Glencoe from whom they have previously accepted hospitality.
  • Births

  • May — James Stirling mathematician, (died 1770)
  • 25 May — Archibald Douglas, 2nd Earl of Forfar, peer, mortally wounded at the Battle of Sheriffmuir (died 1715)
  • date unknown
  • Andrew Fletcher, Lord Milton, judge and Lord Justice Clerk (died 1776)
  • George Young, surgeon, physician, philosopher and empiric (died 1757)
  • Deaths

  • 20 March — George Douglas, 1st Earl of Dumbarton, nobleman and soldier (born 1635)
  • 2 April — Sir John Lauder, 1st Baronet, baillie and Treasurer of the City of Edinburgh (born 1595)
  • 14 May — Robert Kirk, minister, Gaelic scholar and folklorist (born 1644)
  • 3 August —
  • Hugh Mackay, general, died at the Battle of Steenkerque (born c.1642)
  • James Douglas, Earl of Angus, nobleman and soldier, died at the Battle of Steenkerque (born 1671)
  • References

    1692 in Scotland Wikipedia


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