Joseph Thomas.

Universal pronouncing dictionary of biography and mythology (Volume 2) online

. (page 113 of 425)
Online LibraryJoseph ThomasUniversal pronouncing dictionary of biography and mythology (Volume 2) → online text (page 113 of 425)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


Congress from 1845 to '851. Died in 1851.

MacDowell, (Mrs. KATHERINE S.,) born in Missis
sippi in 1853. She was married about 1869, and in 1871
removed to Boston, Massachusetts, to enter upon a liter-
ary life. Her principal works (" Like unto Like" and
" Dialect Tales") attained great and well-deserved suc-
cess. Her"Suwanee River Tales" appeared in 1884.
Died at Holly Springs, Mississippi, July 22, 1881.

Mac-D5w'eU, (PATRICK,) a skilful sculptor, born at
Belfast, in Ireland, in 1799. After he had served sev-
eral years as an apprentice to a coachmaker of London,
he became a self-taught sculptor. His marble statue
of a "Girl Reading" (1838) was greatly admired, and
procured for him liberal patronage. In 1844 he pro-
duced a marble group called " Love Triumphant." He
was elected a Royal Academician in 1846. Among his
master-pieces are "Psyche," "Eve," "Early Sorrow,"
and "The Day-Dream.*' Died December 9, 1870.

Mac-duff', (JoHN R.,) D.D., a Scottish clergyman,
born at Bonhard, in Perthshire, in 1818. He was edu-
cated at the Edinburgh High School and University. In
1842 he became a minister of the Church of Scotland,
and soon acquired fame as a pulpit orator. Among his
works are " Memories of Patmos." " Sunsets on Hebrew
Mountains," "Memories of Bethany," and "The Gates
of Praise," the last a collection of poems. Died in 1895.

Mac-Duf'fie, (GEORGE,) an American lawyer and
politician, born in Columbia county, Georgia, about
1788. He was a member of Congress from 1821 to
1835, supported Jackson for the Presidency in 1828, and
was elected Governor of South Carolina 'in 1834. He
gained distinction as a public speaker, and took an
ctive part in the debates of Congress, in which he
advocated State rights and the policy of J. C. Calhoun.
In 1843 ne was elected a Senator of the United States
by the legislature of South Carolina. He resigned his
seat in 1846, on account of ill health. Died in 1851.

Mace, (FRANCES LAUGHTON,) an American poetess,
bom at Orono, Maine, in 1836. She has contributed to
the leading magazines, and one of her poems, " Only
Waiting," published anonymously in 1854, has achieved
a wide popularity.

Mace, mi'sa', (FRANCOIS,) a French ecclesiastic and
biblical writer, born in Paris about 1640. He wrote
"La Science de 1'F.criture sainte," (1708,) and othet
works. Died in 1721.

Mace, (JEAN,) a French author, born in Paris,
April 22, 1815. He was bred at the College Stanislas,
(1825-35,) Dut became a private soldier. Besides fairy-
tales of much merit, he wrote much for the populariza-
tion of science, and laboured for the establishment of
schools and libraries for the people. Many of his books



treat of popular education, of physiology and health, etc.
In 1880 he became a member of the Legion of Honour,
and in 1883 life senator. Died December 13, 1894.

Mace, mas, (THOMAS,) an English musician, born in
1613, published a book called "Music's Monument,"
(1676.) Died in 1709.

See BURNEY, " History of Music."

Macedo, de, (FRANCISCO,) a Portuguese monk and
prolific writer, born at Coimbra in 1596. Died at
Padua in 1681.

Macedo, de, (JOAQUIN MANOAL,) a Brazilian
poet, born in 1820. He was made professor of national
history in the College of Rio Janeiro in 1850, and was
several times elected deputy by the city of Rio Janeiro.
He is highly esteemed by the Brazilians as their best
lyric poet. He also wrote novels and composed several
dramas, which met with much success.

Macedo, de, (JozE AGOSTINHO,) a distinguished
Portuguese poet and critic, born at Ev'ora about 1770.
lie adopted the profession of a priest, and became a
popular preacher in Lisbon. He edited the official
Gazette of Lisbon, and wrote several political tracts.
About 1811 he produced an epic poem called "Gama."
A revised edition appeared with the title "The Orient,"
("O Oriente.") He was also author of poems entitled
"Meditation" (" Medhacao") and "Newton." Died in
1831.

Ma5'e-don, [Maxtduv,] said to have been a son of
Jupiter and Thyia, and a brother of Magnes. From his
name that of Macedonia is supposed to be derived.

Macedon'icus, a surname of Q. C^ECILIUS METEL-
LUS. See METELLUS.

Ma5-e-do'nl-us, [Gr. Moxfrfowof,] the founder of a
heretical sect called Macedonians. He was a leader of
the Semi-Arians, and was chosen Patriarch of Constan-
tinople by the Arians about 341 A.D. ; but the Catholics
refused to recognize him. In 360 he was deposed. He
afterwards denied the divinity or personality of the Holy
Spirit, and found followers, who composed a separate sect.

MacEntee, mak'en-tee, ([ERVIS,) an American land-
scape-painter, born at Rondout, New York, July 14.
1828. His pictures are very frequently autumn scenes
of great but melancholy beauty. He also painted the
figure with success. He was a member of the National
Academy. Died January 27, 1891.

Maceo, (ANTONIO,) a Cuban patriot, born at San-
tiago de Cuba in 1848. He took an active part in the
war for independence of 1868-78, becoming a general,
refused to lay down his arms when peace was made,
and was a leader in the war of 1895, making a brilliant
invasion of Pinar del Rio. He was shot from ambush
in 1896. His brother JOSE fought with him in both the
wars named and was killed in battle in the same year.

Macer. See CALVUS, (C. LICINIUS MACER.)

Ma'cer, (/EMILIUS,) a Roman poet of Verona, was
contemporary with Virgil. He wrote a poem or poems
on Birds, Snakes, and Medicinal Plants. His works are
not extant. Died in 16 B.C.

Macer, (^EMILIUS,) a Roman jurist, who lived in the
time of Alexander Severus. tie wrote several legal
works, of which extracts are given in the "Digest."
Among the titles of these are " De Appellationibus" and
" De Re Militari."

Macer, (C. LICINIUS,) a Roman historian, born about
no B.C., was the father of C. Licinius Calvus, and a
leader of the democratic party. He became praetor
about the year 70. His history of Rome, entitled "An-
nales," or "Rerum Romanorum Libri," is referred to by
Livy with respect. Having been impeached by Cicero,
and convicted under the law "De Repetundis," in 66
B.C., he committed suicide.

See Liw, " History of Rome," books iv., vii., ix., and x.

Mac-farlan, (JAMES,) a Scottish poet, born in Glas-
gow, April 9, 1832. He published several volumes,
chiefly of meritorious verse. After a short life of great
poverty and hardship, he died at Glasgow, November 6,
1862.

Macfarlane, mak-far'len, (CHARLES,) a British au-
thor, who published, besides other works, " Our Indian



i, e, 1, 5, u, y, long: a, e, 6, same, less prolonged; a, e, i, a, u, y, short: a, e. i, o, obscure; far, fill, fat; m4t; n6t; good; moon:



MACFARLANE



1613



MA CHIN



Empire," (2 vols., 1844,) "The French Revolution," (4
vols., 1845,) and, in conjunction with George L. Craik,
"The Pictorial History of England," (8 vols., 1849,)
which is highly esteemed. Died in 1858.

Macfarlane, (ROBERT,) a Scottish writer, born in
1 734. He published a " History of the Reign of George
III.," edited the " Morning Chronicle," London, and is
said to have assisted Macpherson in the preparation of
Ossian. Died in 1804,

Mac-far'ren, (GEORGE ALEXANDER,) an eminent
English musical composer, born in London in 1813. He



became a professor in the Royal Academy of Music, and




his pastoral labours. He helped to found and was
president of the Anti-Poverty Society. Died in 1900.
Mac-greg'or, (JOHN,) a British statistician and
economist, born at Stornoway, county of Ross, in 1797.
He published a work entitled " British America," (1832,)
and became assistant secretary of the board of trade in
1840, and a member of Parliament about 1847. Among
his works is " The Progress of America from the Dis-
covery of Columbus to the Year 1846," (2 vols., 1847.)
Died in 1857.

MaoOregoi, (JOHN,) a British author, born at Graves-
end, January 24, 1825. He was educated at Trinity
College, Dublin, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and
was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1851. He
published "A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe,"

(1849,) "Robin Hood," (1860,) and " Jessie Lea," (1303.) (1866,) "The Rob Roy in the Baltic," " A Voyage Alone
Died in 1887. ' n tne Yawl Rob Roy," "The Rob Roy on the Jordan,"

Mac-Gee', (THOMAS D'ARCY,) a Canadian journalist, etc. Died July 16, 1892.

born 'in CarHngford, Ireland, April 13, 1825. He was Mac-Guf'fey, (WILLIAM HOLMES,) an American
editor of a Catholic paper in Boston, Massachusetts, 1842 I Presbyterian clergyman, born in Washington county,
-45, a politician and journalist of Dublin, 1845-48, and an Pennsylvania, September 23, 1800. He graduated at
editor of Irish-American papers in New York, 1848-57. Washington College, Pennsylvania, in 1826, held various
In 1857 he removed to Montreal, where he became a professorships in Miami University, Ohio, and was chosen
journalist and member of Parliament, filling several posi- president of Cincinnati College in 1836, and of Miami
tions in the Colonial ministry. Among his works are a University in 1839. He was professor of moral philos-
" Catholic History of North America," (1855,) " History ophy in the University of Virginia, 1845-73. His school-
of Ireland," (1863,) and " Poems," (1870.) He was mur- books are still extensively used. Died at Charlottesville,
dered by a Fenian at Ottawa, April 7, 1868. Virginia, May 4, 1873.

Machado. See BARBOSA-MACHADO.
Mac-Hale', ([OHM,) D.D., an Irish archbishop, bom
at Tubbernavine, county of Mayo, March 6, 1791.
He became a Roman Catholic priest in 1814, was
made Bishop of Killala in 1834, and in the same year
Archbishop of Tuam. He was the author of several
works in the Irish language. Died in 1881.



MacGee, (\V. J.,) an American ethnologist, born
in Iowa in 1853. He studied geology and archeology,
made a geologic survey of Northeast Iowa 1877-81,
and afterwards made extensive explorations in con-
nection with the United States Geological Survey.
In 1893 he became ethnologist in charge of the
Bureau of American Ethnology. He wrote several
geological and ethnological works, and many papers.

MacGeohegan, (JAMES,) an Irish priest, born
near Mullingar in 1698. He is chiefly remembered
for his "History of Ireland," (1758,) written
originally in French. Died in 1764.

MacGif'fen, (PniLO NORTON,) an American naval
officer, born in Pennsylvania in 1863. He graduated
at the Naval Academy in 1882, was sent to the Chinese
station, and there entered the service of China. In
the battle of the Yalu River, 1894, he was second in
command of the Chen Yuen, and on the death of
his superior officer became commander of the fleet.
He suffered so severely during the conflict as partly to
lose sight and hearing. His mind being affected by



Ma-ehant-das, a tyrant of Sparta, was killed by
Philopcemen in 207 B.C.

Ma-eha'on, [Malawi/,] a celebrated Greek physician,
a son of yEsculapius. He is said to have served as
surgeon at the siege of Troy, and, according to some
authors, was one of the Greek heroes inclosed in the
wooden horse.

See VIRGIL'S "^Eneid," book ii., 1. 263.

Machault, de, deh mi'sho', (GuiLLAUME,) a French
poet, born about 1284, of a noble family of Champagne.
He was a court officer to Philip the Fair, to King John
of Bohemia, and to other princes. He left a vast num-
ber of ballades
in 1362,) ai
icle. Died about

Machault, de, "deh mf'sho', (JACQUES,) a French



:ades, a long poem called "Voir dit," (written
nd " La Prise d'AIexandrie," a rhymed chron-



Jesuit, born in Paris in 1600. He wrote "The History



his injuries, he committed suicide in a New York

hospital, February n, 1897. _, ,

Mac-Gill,' (JAMES,) born at Glasgow, Scotland, Oc- of Japan," (" De Rebus Japonicis," 1646,) and a work
tober'6, 1744, went in early life to Canada, acquired great the Indian and Persian Missions. Died in 1680.
wealth, and served in the war of 1812 as a brigadier- Machault d'Arnouville, mS'sho' din'noo'vel',
general of provincial troops. He founded McGill Uni- (JEAN BAPTISTE,) an able French financier and statesman,
versity at Montreal, where he died, December 19, 1813. born in 1701. He was appointed amtrSleur-gfnfral of
Mac-gil'll-vray,( ALEXANDER,) born in Coosa county, the finances in 1745, and received in addition the office
Alabama, about 1 740, became chief of the Creek Indians ? f keeper of the seals m 1750. In order to divide the
on the breaking out of the Revolutionary war, in which imposts more equally, he encroached on the pecuniary
he sided with the Br.tish. Died in 179-. ' privileges of the clergy, and thus made powerful enemies

Mac-gil'li-vray, (WILLIAM,) a Scottish naturalist, In 1754 he was removed from the control of the finances,
born "in the Isle of Harris in 1796. He became con- but was placed at the head of the marine. He was dis-
servator of the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons missed finally from office in 1757. Died in 1794.
in Edinburgh, and subsequently professor of civil and Machebeuf, mtsh'buf, JOSEPH PROJECTUS,) D.D.,
natural history in Marischal College, Aberdeen. He a bishop, born at Riom, in France, January u, 1812.
was distinguished as a zoologist, and also cultivated He was educated at the College of Riom and at Cler-
botany and geology. His principal work is a " History , mont-Ferrand, graduating in art:', in 1830, and in theology
of British Birds," (3 vols.,) two volumes of which were ' in 1836, in which year he was ordained a Roman Catholic
Among his other works is a ! priest. In 1839 he came to the United States, and was
a pastor in Sandusky, Santa Fe, and Denver. In 1868
he was consecrated Bishop of Epiphania and appointed
Vicar-Apostolic of Colorado.
Machiavel. See MACCHIAVELLI.
Machin, mak'in, ? (JoHN,) F.R.S., a British mathema-
tician, was made professor of astronomy in Gresham Col-
lege in 1713. He wrote "On the Laws of the Moon's
Motions," a " Solution of Kepler's Problem," and a treat-
ise " On the Curve of Quickest Descent." Died in 1751.
See WARD. "Livesof the Professors of Gresham College," 174



\i

published after his death.
"History of British Quadrupeds." Died in 1852.

MacGlynn, (EDWARD,) a Roman Catholic clergy-
man, born at New York in 1837. In 1866 he was
made pastor of St. Stephen's Church, New York, but
was removed for opposing the establishment of
parochial schools and advocating the single-tax doc-
trine of Henry George. He refused to obey a sum-
mons to the Vatican, and was excommunicated. He
was restored to the priesthood in 1893, and resumed



; jas-r; gAarJ; gas_/;G, H, TH,guttural; N, nasal; ^trilled; sasz; thasinMtf.



Explanations, p. 23.)



MACHOS



1614



MA CKENZIE



Ma'chon IMaruvl a Greek comic poet, born at born in the District of Columbia about 1818, served with

Corinth or Sicyon, lived at Alexandria between 300 and distinction in the Mexican war of 1846-47, and became

260 B.C. According to Athenaeus, he was one of the in 1861 a brigadier-general in the Confederate army,

best poets of the " Pleiad." His works are lost, except Mackau, mi'ko', (A.NGE REN ARMAND,) a French

small fragments. admiral, born in Paris in 1788. He was minister of the

Machy, de, deh mt'she', (PIERRE ANTOINE,) a French marine f rom ]! ,843, to May, 1847. Died in 1855.

painter and engraver, born in Paris in 1722 ; died in 1807. Mac-kay , (CHARLES,) a Scottish poet and writer of

Macias. ml-Mee'ls, one of the most admired Span- &on ^ t was born at Perth in 1814. He published " The

ish poets of his age, lived in the fifteenth century^ and Salamandrine," a poem, (1842,) " Legends of the Isles,"

was surnamed EL ENAMORADO, ("the Enamored,") in (1845,) "Voices from the Crowd," (1846,) including a

reference to an unhappy passion which inspired his best po p u i ar song called " The Good Time Coming," " Voices

poetical effusions. He had many imitators among from tne Mountains," (1847,) "Town Lyrics," (1848,)
Spanish poets. He was assassinated by a man whose
motive was jealousy.

Maciejowski, mat-se-a-yov'skee



ALEXANDER,) a Polish historian and jurist, born in 1792
He published an excellent work entitled " Historya Pra-
woclawstw Slowianskich," (4 vols., 1885), which treats of
the political and civil institutions of the Slavonic nations.
Died February to, 1883.

Macnvaine, mak-il-van', (CHARLES PETTIT,) I
LL.D., an eminent American divine and writer, born at
Burlington, New Jersey, in 1798. He was appointed
professor of ethics and chaplain in the Military Academy



E;;eria, or the Spirit of Nature," (1850,) "The Lump
of Gold," (1855,) "Under Green Leaves," (1857,) "A
(\VENCESLAUS M. an ' s Heart," (1860,) " Studies from the Antique, etc.,"



(1864,) and several prose works. Died in 1889.

His son, GEORGE ERIC, born in 1851, has pub-
lished several volumes of verse, the most popular
being "The Love-Letters of a Violinist," (1886.)
Died in 1898. Marie Corelli, the novelist, is his
step-daughter.

Mackay. ma-ki', (ROBERT,) oftener called ROB DONN,
[i.e., " Black Robert,") and ROBERT CALDER, a Highland
He was a herdsman and



at West Point in 1825. In 1832 he was consecrated bard, born at Durness in 1714. He was a herdsman and
Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Ohio, drover, afterwards a steward to Lord Reay, and m ,759
His lectures on "The Evidences of Christianity," deliv- enlisted in the army, but, from his high reputation, was
ered in New York in 1831, and published in 1832, have not permitted to do mibtary duty. Died in 1788. Hi.
nad an extraordinary success, and have been republished poems are among the I

in London and Edinburgh. He died March 12, 1873. Mack'aye, (TAMES STEELE,) an American actor,

Macllvaine, (JOSHUA HALL,) D.D., an American and pi aywr ight, born at Buffalo, New York, in 1842.
Presbyterian divine, born at Lewes, Delaware, March 4, ^ e wrute nume rous plays, the most famous being
1815. He graduated in 183731 Princeton College, where .. Hazel Kirke," produced at the Madison Square
he also studied divinity. He was professor of belles- Theatre New Vork in l8So He buiu the Lyceum
lettres at !'; ; 60-70. His books are " 1 he Tree Th ; SH and ; lSS? produced " Anarchy,"

of Know edge," " I ..y ^npture is- f rfs & " Paul Kauvar," which had a long

" MacIntosn^Mack^tosn, (LlcHLA^ b^n^ar n in New York. Died October 24, 1894.
Inverness, Scotland, in 1727, emigrated to Georgia, Mac-Kean', (THOMAS,) an American patriot and
where he ruse to the rank of brigadier-general in the signer of the Declaration of Independence, born in
American army. He was elected to Congress in 1784. Chester county, Pennsylvania, in 1734. In 1765 he rep-
Died in 1806. resented the counties of Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex,

in Delaware, in the so-called Stamp-Act Congress. He
was elected to the Congress of 1774 from Delaware, in
which post he continued till 1 783. He had been appointed
in 1777 president of the State of Delaware, and chief
justice of Pennsylvania. He was Governor of the latter
State from 1799 to 1808. Died in 1817. He was a
political friend of Jefferson.

Mac-Kee'v?r, (ISAAC,) an American commodore,



bom 'in Pennsylvania in 1793. He distinguished himself



.

Macintosh. (MARIA J.,) an American writer,
born at Sunbury. Georgia, in 1805. She has published
"Jessie Gran.-. ise and Principle," (1845,)

"Charms and Counter-Charms," (1848,) etc. Died
February ;

Macintosh, (\VMUAM C i.,) a Scotch

physician and naturalist, born at St. Andrews in 1838.



He was physician in Perth asylums 1860-93, ancl



professor of natural history at the University ot St. An




") a Scottish (Gaelic) poet, born ai i^ruuu- ,jg,. Died in l8"4.

liaghart, in Argyll, March 20, 1724. Much against his M 4 a ' o . K el'lar, (THOMAS,) an American poet, born in

will, he served in the royal army at the battle of Falkirk, N>;V ^ mk jn lgl2 Re ^^^ a printer)

i' D^ed at X Edin e bur P h e in Mr er l8?2 St m and Amoved to Philadelphia in 1833, where eventually

''Mack von Leiberilh.'makYo'nli'beh-riK', (KARL,) he be . ca 1 1 " e h | a <* of the exten

BARON, an Austrian general, noted for 'his ill success, MacKellar, Smiths ,> He published several

was born at Neuslingen in 1752. He served as quarter- volumes of poems.

master-general against the French in 1793. In 1794 he See ALLIBONE'S "Dictionary of Authors."

was sent to London to concert with the English minis- Mac-ken'dree, (WILLIAM,) born in King William

ters the operations of the war. The court of Naples county, Virginia, in 1757, entered the ministry about 1788.

having in 1798 requested that of Austria to send a gene- He was chosen a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal

ral to command the army against the French, Mack was Church in 1808. Died in 1835.

elected. He was quickly defeated by Championnet, Mac-ken'zie, (Sir ALEXANDER,) an enterprising

and sought refuge from the rage of the Neapolitans in Scotchman, born at Inverness about 1755. In his youth

the French camp, (1799.) In 1805 he obtained com- he emigrated to Canada, and became a clerk in the

mand of the Austrian army, which was invested by Na- service of the Northwest Fur Company. From 1781 to

poleon in person at Ulni. On the 20th of October he 1789 he spent eight years in trading with the Indians at

ignominiously surrendered his army of 30,000 men as Lake Athabasca, and in the latter year discovered the

prisoners. Mack was tried by court-martial, and pun- river which bears his name, and traced it from its source

ished by imprisonment for several years. Died in 1828. to its entrance into the Arctic Ocean, where he arrived

See THIEKS, " Histoire du Consulat et de 1'Empire:" ALISON, in July, 1789. In 1792 he led another exploring party

' History of Europe;" " Nouvelle Biographic Ge'neiale." westward to the Pacific. On his return to England, in

Mac-kail', (WILLIAM W.,) an American genera], 1801, he published his " Voyages from Montreal to the

a, e, i, o, u, y, long; i, e, 6, same, less prolonged; a, e, 1, 6, u, y, short; a, e, i, 9, obscure; far, fill, fit; mSt; not; good; moon;



161 1



MA CKINTOSH



Frozen and Pacific Oceans," which, says Chateaubriand,
"is a work of great merit" Died in 1820.

See CHATEAUBRIAND, "Voyages en AineYique;" CHAMBERS,
" Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen ;" ''Monthly Review"
for July and August, 1802.

Mackenzie, (ALEXANDER,) a statesman, born at
Logierait. Perthshire, Scotland, January 2S, 1822. He
became a business-man and journalist in Canada West,
and held prominent offices in Ontario. In 1867 he en-
tered the Parliament of the Dominion, and was premier
and minister of public works, (1873-78.) Died in
1892.

Mackenzie, (Sir ALEXANDER CAMPBELL,) a
Scotch composer, born at Edinburgh in 1847. Of
his several operas, " Colomba" is the best known.
Some of his best work is in his oratorio, " The Rose
of Sharon."

Mac-ken'zie, (ALEXANDER SLIDELL,) an American
naval officer and miscellaneous writer, born in New York
in 1803. Having visited Europe in 1825, he published,
soon after his return, his "Year in Spain," which was
received with great favour. In 1835 he made another
voyage to Europe, the result of which was his two works
entitled " The American in England" and " Spain Re-
visited." While commander of the Somers, in 1842, he
ordered the mutineer Spencer and two of his associates
to be hanged from the yard-arm uf the vessel, which act
was publicly approved by a high court of inquiry after
his return. He died in 1848. Besides the above-named
works, he wrote a " Life of Paul Jones," in Sparks's
"American Biography."

See DI'VCKINCK, "Cyclopzdia of American Literature," vol. u.
Mackenzie, (CHARLES FRAZER,) a Scottish mission-
ary, born in Peebleshire in 1825. He went to Southern
Africa in 1860, and began to labour near the Zambesi
River. He died in Africa in January, 1862.

Mackenzie, (GEORGE,) Earl of Cromarty, a Scottish
politician and writer, born in 1630. He was appointed
justice-general in 1678, and a lord of session in 1681.
In 1685 he was created Viscount Tarbat, and in 1703
Earl of Cromarty. He was secretary of state for Scot-
land from 1701 to 1704. He wrote, besides other works,
"Synopsis Apocalyptica," (1708,) and an "Account of
the Conspiracy of the Earl of Gowrie against James
VI.," (1713.) Died in 1714.

See WALPOU!, "Royal and Noble Authors;" CHAMBERS, "Bio-
graphical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen."

Mackenzie, (Sir GEORGE,) a Scottish lawyer and
writer, born at Dundee in 1636. He attained eminence
in his profession, and about 1661 was appointed justice-
depute, or judge. He published " Religio Laid," a treat-
ise on religion and morality, (1663,) "Moral Gallantry,"
(1667,) " Institutions of the Laws of Scotland," (1684,)
and other works. From 1674 to 1685 he was employed


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425

Online LibraryJoseph ThomasUniversal pronouncing dictionary of biography and mythology (Volume 2) → online text (page 113 of 425)