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Peter Blackburn

Peter Blackburn was a Scottish scholar and prelate. Born in Glasgow, he became a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Glasgow.[1]

On 2 September 1600, King bishopric of Caithness, broke this lull.[4]

He died on 14 June 1616, at Aberdeen.[2]


  1. ^ Keith, An Historical Catalogue, p. 131.
  2. ^ a b Watt, Fasti Ecclesiae, p. 4.
  3. ^ Gordon, "Ferme [Fairholm], Charles (1565/6–1617)".
  4. ^ MacDonald, "Gledstanes , George (c.1562–1615)".


  • Gordon, Alexander, "Ferme [Fairholm], Charles (1565/6–1617)", rev. Alan R. MacDonald, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 22 Feb 2007
  • Keith, Robert, An Historical Catalogue of the Scottish Bishops: Down to the Year 1688, (London, 1924)
  • MacDonald, Alan R., "Gledstanes , George (c.1562–1615)", in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 , accessed 22 Feb 2007
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Preceded by
David Cunningham
Bishop of Aberdeen
Succeeded by
Alexander Forbes
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