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  • PAISLEY, a municipal and police burgh of Renfrewshire, Scotland, on the White Cart, 3 m.
  • The Scottish king conferred on Walter various lands in Renfrewshire, including Paisley, where he founded the abbey in 1163.
  • He began his medical career as apprentice to John Paisley, a Glasgow surgeon, and after completing his apprenticeship he became surgeon to a merchant vessel trading between London and the West Indies.
  • In 1553 he received the lands of the abbey of Paisley, and in 1568 he aided Mary Queen of Scots to escape from Lochleven castle, afterwards fighting for her at the battle of Langside.
  • Metcalfe at Paisley in 1889, under the title of Lives of the Scottish Saints); W.
 

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