Alexander Douglas (bishop)

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Alexander Douglas (died 11 May 1623) was a Church of Scotland minister and bishop. Minister at Elgin for 17 years, he was elevated to the bishopric of Moray, receiving crown provision on 30 November 1602. He was not consecrated, however, for over eight years, not until he received consecration at Edinburgh on 15 March 1611. He died 11 May 1623, at Elgin. He was buried at the church of St Giles, Elgin, in a vault by a window.


  • Keith, Robert, An Historical Catalogue of the Scottish Bishops: Down to the Year 1688, (London, 1924)
  • Watt, D.E.R., Fasti Ecclesiae Scotinanae Medii Aevi ad annum 1638, 2nd Draft, (St Andrews, 1969)
Religious titles
Preceded by
George Douglas
Bishop of Moray
Succeeded by
John Guthrie