17th Century Duries

Back Home Up Next

John Durie Robert Durie - Fife Adventurer Gibson Lord Durie Captain George Durie

Home
Durie History
Arms & Tartan
Duries Worldwide
Durie Genealogy
Durie Bookshelf
Durie Merchandise
News and Newsletters
Durie Gallery
Archive Materials
Contact
Site Map and Search
Useful Links
Legal & Copyright
Privacy Policy

 

17th Century Duries

The 1600s saw the Duries lose political prominence and also their ancestral lands, but become important as Reformed churchmen.

In outline:

bulletCaptain George Durie, provost of Dunfermline and 5th of Craigluscar
bulletJohn Durie, Protestant reformer, grandson of the earlier John Durie, Minister at St Giles
bulletRobert Durie, Son of the Reformer, John Durie, one of the Fife Adventurers to Lewis and Minuster at Leyden, Netherlands
bulletSir Alexander Gibson, Lord Durie - who was not a Durie at all, but bought the Scoonie lands and barony

Share your story

If you have a story or a history for us, please send as a Word Document or Plain Text by email, accessible from our Contact page. Photographs should be in Jpeg format (.jpg).

All information will be reviewed and may be used on the website and shared with the family genealogist.

We hope you will also help us build up our extended Family Tree - http://www.brucedurie.co.uk/TNG/

There is an historical information section on Overseas Duries included in '750 Years of Duries' by Dr Bruce Durie. Click Here

 

Back Home Up Next

John Durie Robert Durie - Fife Adventurer Gibson Lord Durie Captain George Durie

Copyright ©2019 Bruce Durie & Durie Family Association. Maintained by Bruce Durie