Drysdale, John, Dd
Drysdale, John, D.D, an eminent divine of the Church of Scotland, was born in 1718; entered the University of Edinburgh in 1732; became minister of Rukliston in 1748; appointed minister of the Tron church, and also king's chaplain, in 1765; and died in 1788. He was one of the leaders of the moderate party in the Church of Scotland, and was supposed to be inclined to Arminianism. See his Sermons, with Life by Dalzel (Edinb. 1793, 2 volumes, 8vo).