David Beaton

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David Beaton
Cardinal, Airchbeeshop o St Andras
Cardinal David Beaton
AirchdioceseSt Andras
Installed1539
Term endit1546
PredecessorJames Beaton
SuccessorJohn Hamilton
Orders
Consecrationatween 26 Julie an 13 August 1538
Creatit Cardinal20 December 1538
RankCardinal priest o S. Stefano in Monte Celio
Personal details
Bornc. 1494
(probably Balfour), Fife, Scotland
Died29 May 1546 (aged c. 52)
St Andras Castle, Fife, Scotland
NaitionalityScots
DenominationRoman Catholic Kirk
ParentsJohn Beaton an Isobel Monypenny
Previous postCoadjutor Airchbeeshop o St Andras 1537–1539

David Beaton (an aa Beton or Bethune;[a] 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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.