Falconer, John, Dd

Falconer, John, D.D.

a Scotch clergyman, son of Dr. David Falconer, graduated at Edinburgh University in 1679; became chaplain to the family of Wemyss; was admitted to the living at Carnbee, May 23, 1683, but deprived by the privy council in 1689 for not praying for the king and queen. He was consecrated a bishop of the Non-Jurant Church at Dundee, April 28, 1709, having the district of Brechin assigned to him in 1720. He died at Inglismadie, July 6, 1723, aged about sixty-four years. He wrote a tract describing the various covenants of God. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:413.

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