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JohnErskine of Dun (1509-1591) was a Scottish religious reformer.
The son of Sir JohnErskine, laird of Dun, he was educated at King's College, Aberdeen.
Erskine was also drawn towards the new faith, being a close friend of George Wishart, the reformer, from whose fate he was saved by his wealth and influence, and of John Knox, who advised him to discountenance the mass openly.
JohnErskine, 1st Earl of Mar (died 29 October 1572), regent of Scotland, was a son of John, 5th Lord Erskine (d.
John, who succeeded his father as 6th Lord Erskine in 1552, and joined the religious reformers, but he was never very ardent in the cause, although he subscribed the letter asking the Protestant reformer John Knox to return to Scotland in 1557.
When Mary Stuart returned to Scotland in 1561 Lord Erskine was a member of her council, he favored her marriage with Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, and his wife, Annabella Murray, called by Knox a "verray Jesabell", was a frequent companion of the queen.
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