List of Deans of the Faculty of Advocates

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The Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, also known as the Dean of Faculty, is the head of the Faculty of Advocates, the independent body for advocates in Scotland. The Dean elected by the whole membership.

List of Deans of Faculty[edit]

  • 1582 to ????: John Sharp

17th-century

  • 1655 to ????: John Nisbet
  • 1661 to ????: John Ellis of Elliston
  • 1664 to ????: Robert Sinclair of Longformacus
  • 1672 to ????: George Lockhart
  • 1675 to ????: Sir Andrew Birnie. Later Lord Saline.
  • 1680 to ????: Sir John Dalrymple
  • 1682 to 1689: George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh
  • 1690 to ????: Sir John Dalrymple
  • 1691 to ????: Sir Robert Colt
  • 1694 to 1695: Sir James Stewart
  • 1695 to 1698: Hew Dalrymple
  • 1698 to >1708: Robert Bennet

18th-century

19th-century

20th-century

21st-century

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