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(1505-1577) Scottish Dominican; influenced by Luther ; became Lutheran pastor in Denmark.
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MacAlpine, is a historic home located at Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, United States. It was built by wealthy Baltimore attorney, James Mackubin, for his second wife, Gabriella Peter, a great-great-granddaughter of Martha Washington. She grew up at nearby Linwood, the daughter of Maj. George Washington Parke Custis Peter, who was the second son of Martha Parke Custis Peter of Tudor Place, Georgetown. She attended the famed Patapsco Female Institute and was a leading society member in Maryland. She was a cousin of Robert E. Lee's wife and his children spent many summers here after his death. Gabriella was known to be gracious but demanding. She initially lived at nearby Grey Rock but refused to stay there long as her husband had shared that home with his first wife. Her daughters were unable to leave her side during her lifetime, especially after the accidental 1903 death of her youngest son, Parke Custis, rendering them middle-aged spinsters at the time of her death.

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McAlpine is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
  • Alistair McAlpine, Baron McAlpine (1942-2014), British politician
  • Douglas McAlpine (1890-1981), sixth son of Sir Robert McAlpine, 1st Baronet, was a distinguished neurologist.
  • Jennie McAlpine, British actress
  • Katherine McAlpine, American science writer and rap performer
  • Sir Robert McAlpine, 1st Baronet, British civil engineer, known as "Concrete Bob"
  • Robert McAlpine, Baron McAlpine of Moffat, British civil engineer, grandson of 1st Baronet
  • Tony MacAlpine, American musician
  • Sir William McAlpine, 6th Baronet (born 1936), older brother of Alistair
  • William J. McAlpine (1812–1890), American civil engineer

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