David Beaton

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David Beaton
Cardinal, Airchbeeshop o St Andras
Cardinal David Beaton
Airchdiocese St Andras
Installed 1539
Term endit 1546
Predecessor James Beaton
Successor John Hamilton
Consecration atween 26 Julie an 13 August 1538
Creatit Cardinal 20 December 1538
Rank Cardinal priest o S. Stefano in Monte Celio
Personal details
Born c. 1494
(probably Balfour), Fife, Scotland
Died 29 May 1546 (aged c. 52)
St Andras Castle, Fife, Scotland
Naitionality Scots
Denomination Roman Catholic Kirk
Parents John Beaton an Isobel Monypenny
Previous post Coadjutor Airchbeeshop o St Andras 1537–1539

David Beaton (an aa Beton or Bethune;[lower-alpha 1] c. 1494 – 29 Mey 1546) wis Airchbeeshop o St Andras an the last Scots Cardinal afore the Reformation.

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  1. Thare hae been alternate spellins gien for the Cardinal an his family, maist commonly Bethune, Beton, or Beatoun.[1] The cardinal spelt his awn name Betovn (Betoun).[2]

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  1. Biographia Britannica (in Inglis). Bathurst. 1780. p. 37. Retrieved 29 September 2017. 
  2. Eighth Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts (in Inglis). Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts. 1881. p. 304. Retrieved 29 September 2017.