Stewart, William

Stewart, William a Scotch prelate, was born in Glasgow about 1479. He was doctor of laws and afterwards minister of Lochmaben, then rector of Ayr, and a prebendary of Glasgow. In 1527 he was preferred to tfly deanery of Glasgow, and in 1528 sat in parliament. In 1530 he was made lord- treasurer and provost of Lincluden, and was elected bishop of Aberdeen in 1532. After seven years he resigned the treasury. He died about 1545. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, page 121.

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