Leslie, John

Leslie or Lesley, John,

1527–96, Scottish bishop, historian, and statesman. After studying in France, he returned (c.1554) to Scotland, where he opposed the Reformation. He became ecclesiastical adviser to Mary Queen of ScotsMary Queen of Scots
(Mary Stuart), 1542–87, only child of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise. Through her grandmother Margaret Tudor, Mary had the strongest claim to the throne of England after the children of Henry VIII.
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 and a member of her privy council and was appointed (1566) bishop of Ross. In 1569 he was made Mary's representative at the court of Elizabeth I of England, but he was arrested (1571) for complicity in the plot to marry the Scottish queen to Thomas Howard, 4th duke of NorfolkNorfolk, Thomas Howard, 4th duke of,
1536–72, English nobleman, son of Henry Howard, earl of Surrey. He succeeded his grandfather, the 3d duke, in 1554.
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. He was released after his full confession and fled to France and then to Rome. An able historian, he left valuable accounts of the Catholic view of the events of his time. His 10-volume Latin history of Scotland (1578) was translated by James Dalrymple (ed. by E. G. Cody, 1888–95).
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Vital Signs - John, Dave, Steve, Phil and Chunk 200717 Cowan 2.jpg Fun with friends - Steve, Leslie, John, Ali, Bev, Wendy and Debbie 200717 Cowan 9.jpg Always a good time - The Peacock Family 200717 Cowan 18.jpg
A cast of 30 ranges in age from 85 (Grace Leslie, John Leslie's mother) to children younger than 10.
Cathy, special mum to Warren and Leanne, nanny to Millie, special sister to Brian, Leslie, John and Families xx.
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John Leslie, John Pendlington and David Wilkinson all took three wickets, reducing the Villagers to 143.
Leslie, John and Albert Brazil conned Mr Pitt because he was an 'easy target'.
Leslie, John and Albert Brazil conned the 48-year-old former planning engineer repeatedly between September 2001 and July 2002, when all they did was spread a thin layer of cheap shingle over his roof.
He is survived by two sons: Robert Page and his wife Barbara of Hardwick, MA and Frank Page and his wife Sandra of Houston; a daughter, Marguerite Farro and her husband Henry of Vero Beach, FL; six grandchildren: Gillian, Nina, Tracy, Leslie, John and Daniel; and seven great-grandchildren.