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Alexander Mylne

Alexander Mylne was the son of John Mylne (died c.1513) and was Master Mason to the King briefly around 1520. However, Alexander was primarily a clergyman, being Rector of Lundy, Canon of Dunkeld, Prebendary of Monifieth, Dean of Angus and Abbot of Cambuskenneth (from 1517). In this latter post he was responsible for building a chapter-house and the high altar. Appointed President of the court of session by King James V in 1532. This appointment at the inauguration ceremony of the court is depicted in the stained glass of Parliament Hall, where Mylne is depicted kneeling before James.


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