1593 in Scotland
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Timeline of Scottish history
1593 in: England • Ireland • Elsewhere
Events from the year 1593 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
Monarch - James VI
- 12 November — Decree orders Catholics to give up their faith or leave the country.
- 7 December — Battle of Dryfe Sands: the Clan Johnstone defeat the Clan Maxwell at Skipmyre, just west of Lockerbie, and Lord Maxwell is killed.
- Marischal College is founded in Aberdeen by George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal.
- Emergence of the Presbytery of Glasgow within the developing Presbyterian polity.
- The Banffshire constituency is first represented in the Parliament of Scotland (by Sir Walter Ogilvie).
- 13 April — Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, English politician (executed 1641)
- 2 May — John Forbes of Corse, theologian (died 1648)
- Robert Blair, moderator (died 1666)
- 16 January — Laurence Oliphant, 4th Lord Oliphant (born 1529)
- 4 February — Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney (born 1533/4)
- 26 May — William Baillie, Lord Provand, judge
- 23 August — Adam Bothwell, bishop, judge and politician (born c.1527)
- 26 September — William Chisholm, bishop of Dunblane (born 1525/6)
- 7 December — John Maxwell, 8th Lord Maxwell (born 1553)
- date unknown —
- "Dryfe Sands 1593".
- "Marischal College 1593-1858". NAHSTE.
- "Sir Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, 1593-1641". BCW Project. 2007-09-19.
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