Boyd, James (1)

Boyd, James (1), a Scottish clergyman, was a native of Trochrig, and received, the title of the see of Glasgow in 1572. . He exercised the office of particular pastor at the cathedral church. In 1578, when the legality of the episcopal function was first called into question by the Assembly, he learnedly and solidly, from the Scripture and antiquity, defended the lawfulness of his office. His health failed him, and he died in June, 1581. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, p. 261.

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