BUCHANAN Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
Name formsBuchanan, Buchannan, Buchanon, Buckanen, Bukanon
Clan Buchanan is an Armigerous Scottish clan whose origins are said to lie in the 1225 grant of lands on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond to clergyman Sir Absalon of Buchanan by the Earl of Lennox. WIKI
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[1506-1582] – Scottish writer
1506-1582. Scottish Humanist and author. Satirized Franciscan friars inSomnium (1535) and Franciscanus et fratres (1537); imprisoned by Cardinal Beaton; fled to Bordeaux, where he taught in different colleges; had Montaigne as student; taught at Coimbra, Portugal; imprisoned by Portuguese Inquisition (1547-52); openly took side of Calvinists on return to Scotland (1561); moderator of General Assembly (1567). Vouched that Casket Letters were in handwriting of Mary, Queen of Scots; charged Mary, in Detectio Mariae Reginae, with murder of Darnley; tutor to James VI (1570-78); occupied last years with De juri regni apud Scotos (1579), confuting absolutism with doctrine that kings exist by will ofpeople, and Rerum Scoticarum historia (1582). Author of tragedies as Baptistes (1534) and Jepthes (1578)and much Latin verse, including De sphaera (1555), Epithalamium (1558), and a paraphrase of the Psalms. MWBD wiki:
[1791-1868] – American politician, 15° POTUS
[1830-1903] – FLOTUS
Her uncle, 15° POTUS James Buchanan, never married. She served as his White House hostess during his presidency, and later married Henry Johnson.
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