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Leslie, John

(Lesley; 1527–96). B. Kingussie, Invernesshire, Scot.; educ. Aberdeen, Scot., and Paris, Toulouse, and Poitiers, Fr.; ordained priest Scot. 1554; opposed Reformation in Scot.; disputed with J. Knox* at Edinburgh 1561; supported Mary (Queen of Scots; Mary Stuart; 1542–87; RC); bp. Ross 1566, Coutances, Normandy, Fr., 1593; hist. Works include De origine, moribus, et rebus gestis Scotorum; The Historie of Scotland.

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