an observation on William Falconer, son or nephew to Bishop Colin Falconer?
1. Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae (New Edition, Volume VI) 1926 The succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation. "William Falconer, born about 1647, eldest son of Colin F., Bishop of Moray; educated at King's College, Aberdeen; M.A. (2nd July,1667); Schoolmaster of Dyke, 1668-70;..."
2. The History of the Province of Moray.Lachlan Shaw, 1692-1777.New edition by J. F. S. Gordon, 1882 "Protestant Minister of Dyke: William Falconer [nephew of Colin afterwards Bishop, Schoolmaster of Dyke],..."
3. Falconer of Halkerton, 1997.Paul McKee Gifford, 1997 "William Falconer, born 1652.Son of Bishop Colin Falconer."
4. The Lands and People of Moray, Part 30 The Parish of Dyke and Moy, prior to 1750 Bruce B. Bishop, F.S.A. Scot.2008 "Following the death of William Falconer snr. on 18th June 1674, his son, also named William Falconer, was installed on 20th September of that year. ["as none appeared to object anything against his entrie to the charge"]"
Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae Medii Aevi Ad Annum 1638 may hold the answer.I don't know yet.
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