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Life of Sir Robert Moray

A. Robertson

Life of Sir Robert Moray

soldier, statesman and man of science (1608-1673).

by A. Robertson

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Published .
Written in English

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  • Moray, R., -- Sir.

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    This chapter examines the so-called ‘affective biography’ as a form of life writing in early modern England, focusing on Sir Robert Moray. Moray was a soldier, royalist agent, one of the founders of the Royal Society, and a leading figure in the post-Restoration government of Scotland. The chapter describes affective biography as a biography with a strong love interest, one centred . Here is what Alexander Robertson, author of ‘The Life of Sir Robert Moray, Soldier, Statesman, and Man of Science” wrote: “During the young King’s exile, Moray devoted himself to his cause in Scotland after the Restoration. He was an honored friend (of the King).

    In Death and the Afterlife, Robert Morey clearly lays out the biblical statements about death and what takes place after death. A clear presentation of biblical facts based on sound theology, this book will help readers distinguish which theories about the afterlife are true and which are simply popular belief or cultural misinformation/5(22). Sir Robert Moray and the almanac An inscription on Royal Society MS 45 in a nineteenth-century hand (?Halliwell's) reads ‘Presented by Sir Robert Moray, July 9 ’. This statement is derived from the minutes in the Society's Journal Book of the meeting held that day: ‘S ir Robert Moray presented the Society with an old, very curious Cited by: 2.

    Get this from a library! Letters of Sir Robert Moray to the Earl of Kincardine, [Robert Moray; Alexander Kincardine, Earl of; David Stevenson].   Sir Robert Moray () was one of the most active of the twelve founding members of the Royal Society, and as a close friend of King Charles, was a key figure in obtaining the royal patronage that was crucial to its status and : David Stevenson.


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^The most complete work on this man remains A. Robertson, The Life of Sir Robert Moray (London: Longman, ) ^ Stevenson, David (). "Masonry, symbolism and ethics in the life of Sir Robert Moray, FRS" (PDF). ^ Steve Murdoch and Alexia Grosjean, Alexander Leslie and the Scottish Generals of the Thirty Years' War, (London, ), p ^ Cooper.

Early life. Moray was the elder of two sons of a Perthshire laird, Sir Mungo Moray of grandfather was Robert Moray of Abercairney (near Crieff), and his mother was a daughter of George Halket of Pitfirran, uncle, David Moray, had been a personal servant of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales.

Biographers have claimed that Moray attended Born: orbirthplace unknown. The Life of Sir Robert Moray: Soldier, Statesman and Man of Science, () Paperback – Septem by Alexander Robertson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Alexander Robertson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 4/5(1). Get this from a library. Life of Sir Robert Moray book life of Sir Robert Moray: soldier, statesman and man of science ().

[Alexander Robertson]. Sir Robert Moray (alternative spellins: Murrey, Murray) ( or – 4 Julie ) wis a Scots sodger, statesman, diplomat, juidge, spy, freemason Born: orbirthplace unknown.

MORAY (OR MURREY OR MURRAY), SIR ROBERT (nd, [?];England, 4 July ) chemistry, metallurgy, mineralogy, natural history. Moray was the first president of the Royal Society of London and contributed significantly to its survival and growth during the early years.

Little is known of his early life. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The life of Sir Robert Moray, soldier, statesman and man of science, by Robertson, Alexander,Longmans, Green edition. Források. Robertson, Alexander: The Life of Sir Robert Moray, Soldier, Statesman and Man of Science, General Books LLC () Lomas Robert: The invisible college: The Royal Society, freemasonry and the birth of modern science, Headline Book, London, () MacNulty, W.

Kirk: A szabadkőművesség jelképei, titkai, jelentősége, Kossuth, Bp. Sir Robert Moray took the structure and philosophy of Scottish Freemasonry and used it to build a totally new type of organisation. It soon outgrew Moray's limited aims and drew up for itself a much wider agenda, taking the best of Moray's ideas and applying them to its own choice of problems.

The life of Sir Robert Moray: soldier, statesman and man of science () Item Preview. Full text of "The life of Sir Robert Moray, soldier, statesman and man of science, " See other formats. This book is well-researched and well-documented.

It is divided into two main parts: one about the life of Sir Robert Moray, and the second containing the letters of Sir Robert Moray to his friend. Early life. Thomas was the son of another Thomas, who was Chamberlain of Scotland and Sheriff of Roxburgh, and the grandson of the Randulf or Ranulf who gave the family their surname.

[1] It is known that the younger Thomas was the nephew of King Robert the Bruce, but it is uncertain which of Robert's sisters was his mother. [2] The traditional view is that she was of the first. The Spring of was a busy time for Robert.

He had just launched a new book in the United States for Fair Winds Press, entitled Freemasonry and the Birth of Modern Science. It's a detective story about the life and times of the first Freemason to be.

However, at the Restoration, Sir Robert Moray was re-appointed justice-clerk and a lord of session, in addition to being made one of the lords auditors of the exchequer. The Royal Society may be said to have been founded by Moray: it was certainly the outcome of suggestions made by him, and Bishop Burnet says that while he lived he was the life.

Robert Hooke FRS (/ h ʊ k /; 28 July [O.S. 18 July] – 3 March ) was an English natural philosopher, architect and a young adult, he was a financially impoverished scientific inquirer, but came into wealth and good reputation following his actions as Surveyor to the City of London after the great fire of (in which he appears to have performed more than half of Influences: Richard Busby.

Buy The Life of Sir Robert Moray; Soldier, Statesman and Man of Science () by Alexander Robertson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Alexander Robertson.

Inthe Royal Society—the oldest national scientific society in the world—was formed by 12 men at the Gresham College. Some of them were Robert Boyle, Christopher Wren, John Wilkins, Sir Robert Moray and Viscount Brouncker. Inon Sir Moray's proposal and with Boyle's support Hooke was named as the curator of the society.

Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland (–29), who freed Scotland from English rule, winning the decisive Battle of Bannockburn () and ultimately confirming Scottish independence in the Treaty of Northampton (). Learn more about his life and reign. Moray, Sir Robert () – A linguist, soldier, diplomat, statesman and spy, Scotsman Robert Moray was initiated into the Lodge of Edinburgh on the 20 May (This is possibly the earliest written record of a Masonic initiation.

Moray, according to Alexander Robertson’s book The Life and Times of Sir Robert Moray: Solder, Statesman and Man of Science, became the Cardinal’s agent and after Richelieu’s death was an agent for the Jesuit educated Cardinal Mazarin who ruled France until his death in Was Moray a secret Catholic carrying messages between the.

Sir Robert Moray () was one of the most active of the twelve founding members of the Royal Society, and as a close friend of King Charles, was a key figure in obtaining the royal patronage that was crucial to its status and growth.

Whilst not an active or original researcher, Moray's Pages: Book Description. Sir Robert Moray () was one of the most active of the twelve founding members of the Royal Society, and as a close friend of King Charles, was a key figure in obtaining the royal patronage that was crucial to its status and growth.