Erskine of Carnock
biographical name John 1695-1768 Scottish jurist

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  • John Erskine of Carnock — (see [http://torleys.com/Carnock%20History.htm] (1695 1768) was a Scottish jurist and professor of Scottish law at the University of Edinburgh. He wrote the Principles of the Law of Scotland and the Institutes of the Law of Scotland , prominent… …   Wikipedia

  • John Erskine of Cardross — Colonel John Erskine of Cardross (1661 1743) was from a cadet branch of the Earls of Buchan. His father was David Erskine, 2nd Lord Cardross. Lt Colonel Erskine was father to John Erskine of Carnock, the great Scottish jurist and grandfather to… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Drummond of Carnock — Sir Robert Drummond of Carnock (died 1592) was Master of Work to the Crown of Scotland from 1579 to 1583. This was the responsibility for building and repair of palaces and castles. His appointment was made to be as Sir James Hamilton of Finnart… …   Wikipedia

  • Erskine — /err skin/, n. 1. John (Erskine of Carnock), 1695 1768, Scottish writer on law. 2. John, 1879 1951, U.S. novelist, poet, and essayist. 3. a male given name. * * * …   Universalium

  • Erskine — /err skin/, n. 1. John (Erskine of Carnock), 1695 1768, Scottish writer on law. 2. John, 1879 1951, U.S. novelist, poet, and essayist. 3. a male given name …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carnock —    CARNOCK, a parish, in the district of Dunfermline, county of Fife, 3 miles (W. N. W.) from Dunfermline; containing, with the village of Cairney hill, and the hamlet of Gowkhall, 1270 inhabitants, of whom 184 are in the village of Carnock. This …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Erskine Nicolson, 3rd Baron Carnock — Erskine Arthur Nicolson, 3rd Baron Carnock DSO, JP (26 March 1884 ndash; 2 October 1982) was a British peer and sailor.A younger son of the 1st Baron Carnock and Mary Catharine Rowan Hamilton, he served in the Royal Navy, reaching the rank of… …   Wikipedia

  • John Erskine (theologian) — John Erskine (1721 1803), the Scottish theologian, was born near Dunfermline at Carnock,Fact|date=October 2007 on June 2nd, 1721. His father was the great Scottish jurist John Erskine of Carnock and his grandfather was Colonel John Erskine of… …   Wikipedia

  • John Erskine — may refer to: *John Erskine (educator), American educator and author *John Erskine (hockey player), professional ice hockey player *John Erskine of Dun, Superintendent of Angus and Mearns, Scotland, and Moderator of the General Assembly of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Baron Carnock — Baron Carnock, of Carnock in the County of Stirling, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1916 for the former Permanent Under Secretary in the Foreign Office, Sir Arthur Nicolson, 11th Baronet. The Nicolson family… …   Wikipedia

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