Andrew Pringle, Lord Alemore

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Andrew Pringle, Lord Alemoor (died 1776) was a Scottish judge and Senator of the College of Justice.

Life[edit]

He was the son of John Pringle of the Haining, who was a Senator of the College of Justice.

Andrew Pringle passed the Scottish bar as an advocate in 1740 and became Sheriff of Wigtown in 1750.[1] He then served as Sheriff of Selkirk from 1751 until becoming Solicitor General for Scotland from 1755 until 1759, when he was appointed a Lord of Session with the judicial title Lord Alemoor. He had an unrivalled reputation as a lawyer and pleader. His position as a Senator of the College of Justice was afterwards filled by David Ross, Lord Ankerville.

He died at Hawkhill House, north-east of Edinburgh, on 14 January 1776.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: Brunton, Haig and Lockhart
  2. ^ An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: Brunton, Haig and Lockhart
Legal offices
Preceded by
Patrick Haldane
Alexander Hume
Solicitor General for Scotland
1755–1759
Succeeded by
Thomas Miller