David Steuart Erskine 11th Earl Buchan

Biography of David Steuart Erskine 11th Earl Buchan

Graduate Record for David Steuart Erskine 11th Earl Buchan

Forename: David Steuart
Surname: Erskine
Degree Information: LLD (1763) ; LLD (1766)
Countries of Association: Scotland

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Addison 1727-1897 reads: Then Lord Cardross (David Steuart Erskine); studied at Glasgow University; originator of the Scottish Society of Antiquaries; described by Sir Walter Scott as "a person whose immense vanity, bordering on insanity, obscured, or rather eclipsed, very considerable talents"; brother of Henry Erskine, Advocate, and Thomas Erskine, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain; born 1st June (O.S.), 1742; died at Dryburgh Abbey, 20th April, 1829. From some unexplained cause this LL.D. degree was twice granted.

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David Steuart Erskine 11th Earl Buchan
University Link: LLD (1763) ; LLD (1766) Graduate
GU Degrees: LLD, 1763; LLD, 1766;
Record last updated: 6th Aug 2009

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