Thomas Nicolson (bishop)
Thomas Joseph Nicolson
|Reference style||The Right Reverend|
|Spoken style||My Lord or Bishop|
Born in Birkenbog, Banffshire in 1645, He was converted to the Roman Catholic Church in 1682. He was ordained a priest on 9 March 1686. He was appointed the Vicar Apostolic of Scotland and Titular Bishop of Peristasis by the Holy See on 7 September 1694. He was consecrated to the Episcopate in Paris on 27 February 1695. The principal consecrator was Bishop Jules Mascaron of Agen, and the principal co-consecrators were Bishop Henri de Barillon of Luçon and Bishop Martin de Ratabon of Ypres. He died in office on 12 October 1718, aged 73.
- "Bishop Thomas Joseph Nicolson". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved 30 September 2010.
- Brady, W. Maziere (1876). The Episcopal Succession in England, Scotland and Ireland, A.D. 1400 to 1875. Volume 3. Rome: Tipografia Della Pace. pp. 456–457.
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Alexander Dunbar Winchester
|Vicar Apostolic of Scotland