George Douglas, Bishop of Moray

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George Douglas (died 1589) was a late medieval Scottish nobleman and prelate. An illegitimate son of Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus, he was elected by, he was elected by the chapter of the diocese of Moray by 22 December 1573 several months after the death of Patrick Hepburn, the previous Bishop of Moray. He held the bishopric for 16 years, until his death on 28 December 1589. He was buried in the church of Holyrood Abbey.


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•  Bishops of Moray



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