(ca. 16551743). B. Scot.; educ. Edinburg; Episc. Ch. of Scot. cleric; miss. to Virginia 1685; commissary for Virginia (highest ch. office in the colony) 1689; cofounder Coll. of William and Mary, Williamsburg; its 1st pres. 16931743; pres. Virginia Council, acting gov. Virginia 174041; minister Jamestown Ch. 1694; rector Bruton Parish, Williamsburg. See also Protestant Episcopal Church, 1 a.
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