Robert Moray

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Sir Robert Moray
Born 1608 or 1609
birthplace unknown (probably Craigie, Perthshire)
Died 1673
Residence Scotland, France, Ingland, Bavarir, Netherlands, Flanders
Naitionality Scots
Citizenship Scotland
Alma mater Varsity o St Andras (disputit)
possibly a varsity in Fraunce
Kent for persuadit Charles II tae grant the Ryal Society a ryal chairter
Scientific career
Fields chemistry, magnetism, metallurgy, meeneralogy, naitural history, pharmacology, applee'd technology (fishin, lummerin, minin, shipbiggin, watermills, windmills)
Influences Cebes, Constantijn Huygens
Influenced Alexander Bruce, James Gregory, Christiaan Huygens, Thomas Vaughan
fluent in French, German, Dutch an Italian, Moray conductit a vast correspondence wi the scienteefic commonty ootthrou wastren Europe an North Americae; eften resolvin disputes wi his diplomatic skills

Sir Robert Moray (alternative spellins: Murrey, Murray) (1608 or 1609 – 4 Julie 1673) wis a Scots sodger, statesman, diplomat, juidge, spy, freemason an naitural filosofer.