The Most Reverend
| Bishop of Edinburgh |
Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church
|Church||Scottish Episcopal Church|
|Other posts||Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church (1727)|
|Consecration||22 October 1718|
by Alexander Rose
|Died||9 October 1727|
|Alma mater||University of Aberdeen|
Arthur Millar (1649 – 9 October 1727) was an Anglican bishop in the first third of the 18th century.
Millar was born in 1649 and educated at the University of Aberdeen. He was the incumbent at Dumbarton, Musselburgh then Leith.He was consecrated a college bishop on 22 October 1718 and became Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church on 5 May 1727.
He died on 9 October 1727.
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| Bishop of Edinburgh |
May 17127 – October 1727
| Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church |
May 1727 – October 1727
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