MacKenzie, Murdoch a Scotch prelate, was born in 1600, received Episcopal ordination, and went as chaplain to a regiment under Gustavus Adolphus. After his return from Germany he became minister at Contin, next at Inverness, and afterwards at Elgin. He was made bishop of the see of Moray, January 18, 1662. From this he was translated to the see of Orkney in 1677, where he continued until his death, in February 1688. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, pages 152-228.