Sentence Examples

  • In the interval, Douglas's rights in Aberbrothock had been transferred to James Beaton, archbishop of Glasgow, and he was now without title or temporality.
  • About this time he was presented to the rectory of Campsie by his uncle James Beaton, then archbishop of Glasgow.
  • When James Beaton was translated to St Andrews in 1522 he resigned the rich abbacy of Arbroath in his nephew's favour, under reservation of one half of the revenues to himself during his lifetime.
  • The great ability of Beaton and the patronage of his uncle ensured his rapid promotion to high offices in the church and kingdom.
  • On the death of Archbishop James Beaton in 1539, the cardinal was raised to the primatial see of Scotland.