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George Mackenzie (1636–1691)

Mackenzie, George, Sir. A noted Scottish lawyer and statesman born at Dundee, 1636; died in London, 1691. As king’s counsel in 1677, his ardor in prosecuting witches and the Covenanters earned him the name “Bloody Mackenzie.” He wrote: ‘A Stoic’s Religion’ (1663); ‘Moral Essay upon Solitude’ (1665); ‘Moral Gallantry’ (1667); etc., besides legal writings.