Drummond, Robert Hay, Dd
Drummond, Robert Hay, D.D, archbishop of York, son of the Earl of Kinnoul, was born in London in 1711. He studied at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, and became rector of Bothal, Northumberland, in 1735. He was made bishop of St. Asaph in 1748, and was translated to Salisbury in 1761. In the same year he was appointed archbishop of York. He died in 1776. His sermons, published separately during his lifetime, obtained great celebrity, and have been collected and published under the title Sermons on Public Occasions, with a Letter on Theological Study; and Memoirs of his Life by George Hay Drummond, A.M. etc. (Edinburgh, 1803, 8vo). Darling, Cyclopedia Bibliographica, s.v.