Sir Alexander Morison

(Lord Prestongrange)

1579 - 1631

Law Lord. The son of an Edinburgh Baillie, Morison became an Advocate in 1604. He was appointed a Lord of Session in 1626 and adopted the style Lord Prestongrange, after his East Lothian home.

He was elected Rector of the University of Edinburgh in 1627 and died at Prestongrange four years later.

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