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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Pont (Kylpont or Kynpont), Robert 1524-1606

Robert Pont (or Kylpont) (1524-1606), Scottish reformer, was educated at St. Andrews. In 1562 he was appointed minister at Dunblane and then at Dunkeld; in 1563, Commissioner for Moray, Inverness and Banff. Then in succession he became minister of Birnie (1567), provost of Trinity College near Edinburgh (1571), a lord of session (1572), minister of St. Cuthbert's, Edinburgh (1573) and at St. Andrews (1581).

Biographical Sketch of Robert Pont at the Gazetteer for Scotland web site

Substantial Biographical Sketch of Robert Pont at the Electric Scotland web site

Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 46 - 1896 (see page 91)
Sermons Against Sacrilege (extracts as found in Thomas M'Crie's "The Life of Knox") (see page 373)

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