Wiseheart the family name of several Scotch prelates.
1. GEORGE, was minister at North Leith, and deposed in 1638 for refusing to take the covenant. He went to England in 1660, and soon after had the rectory of Newcastle-upon-Tyne conferred upon him. Upon the restoration of episcopacy in Scotland, he was preferred to the see of Edinburgh, into which he was conseerat:ed, June 1, 1662, at St. Andrews. He died in 1671. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, page 62.
2. JOHN, came into the see of Glasgow in 1319. He was an enemy to the English interest in Scotland. He was taken prisoner and confined in the Tower of London, April 6, 1320, but was probably released in 1322. He died in 1325. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, page 243.
3. ROBERT, was consecrated bishop of Glasgow in 1272. In 1296 he swore fealty to king Edward I of England. He was appointed one of the lords of the regency in 1286, and died November 1, 1316. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, page 241.
4. WILLIAM, was archdeacon of St. Andrews and lord high-chancellor. He was elected to the see of Glasgow in 1270, and afterwards to that of St. Andrews. See Keith, Scottish Bishops, page 241.