Daily Archives: May 10, 2014

Francis Buchanan White ~ Entomologist

 Francis Buchanan White who was born and died in Perth (20 March 1842 – 3 December 1894) was an entomologist. In 1883, Buchanan White re-described the known species of the Hemiptera genus Halobates and he illustrated 11 species in colour, with numerous drawings in black and white of structural details. […]

Andrew ~ Bishop of Caithness

Andreas or Aindréas of Caithness (died 1184) is the first known bishop of Caithness and a source for the author of de Situ Albanie. Aindréas was a native Scot, and very likely came from a prominent family in Gowrie, or somewhere in this part of Scotland. He was a prominent […]