She belonged to the established Church of Scotland
(that is, Presbyterian). She was not, however, an orthodox Calvinist; she had enough belief to combat the atheism of her friend David Hume
, but not such...
Family and Intimate relationships
Lady Anne Barnard
Lady Anne's sister Margaret
(later Burges) made a reluctant marriage to Alexander Fordyce
(brother to the preacher and author Dr James Fordyce
) when she was eighteen. He had been born in Aberdeen but found...