Alexander Arbuthnot (politician)

Alexander Arbuthnot of Knox, Sr (1654 - 1705) was a Scottish politician. He represented Kincardineshire as Commissioner to the Parliament of Scotland, from 1689 to 1702. Second son of Robert Arbuthnott, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott. Married first Margaret Barclay. Married second Jean Scott. [ cite book |last= Arbuthnot |first= Mrs P S-M |title= Memories of the Arbuthnots |publisher= George Allen & Unwin |year= 1920 ] . He served as tutor to the children of his brother Robert Arbuthnot, 2nd Viscount of Arbuthnott [Historical Notices of Scottish Affairs: Selected from the Manuscripts of Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, Bart., one of the Senators of the College of Justice, Volume 2nd 1683-1688 1848, Edinburgh] . He should not be confused with Alexander Arbuthnot, an advocate and Provost who represented Bervie from 1703 to 1707. [ cite book|last= Aitken |first= George Atherton |title="Life of John Arbuthnot" in The Life and Works of John Arbuthnot, M.D.: Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians |place = Oxford | publisher= Clarendon Press|year=1892|page=174 citeweb|title=Google books|url=,M1] (p.174)


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