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Encyclopedia > John Erskine

John Erskine Can refer to more than one person:

  • John Erskine (educator) was a U.S. educator and author.
  • John Erskine (hockey player) is a professional ice hockey player.
  • John Erskine (music) is a music producer.

Earls of Mar

  • John Erskine, 1st Earl of Mar (d. 1572)
  • John Erskine, 2nd Earl of Mar (c. 1572-1634)
  • John Erskine, 3rd Earl of Mar (d. 1653)
  • John Erskine, 4th Earl of Mar (d. 1688)
  • John Erskine, 6th Earl of Mar (d. 1737) (forfeit 1716)
  • John Francis Erskine, 7th Earl of Mar (1741-1825 (restored 1824)
  • John Thomas Erskine, 8th Earl of Mar (1772-1828)
  • John Francis Miller Erskine, 9th Earl of Mar, 11th Earl of Kellie (1795-1866)
  • John Francis Goodeve Erskine, 27th Earl of Mar (1836-1930)
  • John Erskine, 28th Earl of Mar (1868-1932) (full name:John Francis Hamilton Sinclair Cunliffe Brooks Forbes Goodeve-Erskine)


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John Erskine of Dun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (363 words)
John Erskine of Dun (1509-1591) was a Scottish religious reformer.
The son of Sir John Erskine, 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.
John Erskine, 17th Earl of Mar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
John Erskine, 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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