Foulis, Sir James

Biography: Poet and lawyer. Studied at Paris and then law at Orleans. Returned to Scotland 1513. Burgess of Edinburgh, commissioner to Parliament 1526 and 1532-46. King's Advocate 1527 (?). Private secretary to James V 1529. Lord Clerk Register, Lord of Session 1532. Acquired lands of Colinton 1527 and 1529. Ambassador to England 1542. Died 1549.

Biography Date: d.1549

Biography References: Prov. Reg. Notes; CERL; DNB; ESL 99; Drummond 299.

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