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Papers by or relating to William Dunlop, c.1649-1700, Church of Scotland Minister, Principal of the University of Glasgow
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William Dunlop, c.1649-1700 , was born as the son of a parish minister in Paisley, Scotland, in c1649 . He became a licentiate of the Church of Scotland, but emigrated to Carolina, North America, where he appears to have combined the functions of a soldier and a chaplain and become a major of a regiment of militia. He returned from America some time after 1688 and became minister of Ochiltree, East Ayrshire, Scotland, and then of Paisley. In 1690 , he was appointed principal of the University of Glasgow, Scotland, by King William III, and became Vice Chancellor of the University of Glasgow in 1691 . At the same time he continued to work in the church becoming a minister in Glasgow. In 1693 , he was appointed historiographer of Scotland. He died in 1700 .
Source: Dictionary of National Biography.
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