Robert Barclay

Robert Barclay

Born: December 23, 1648

Died: October 3, 1690

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Writer, apologist

Biography: Robert Barclay was a Scottish Quaker, one of the most eminent writers belonging to the Religious Society of Friends and a member of the Clan Barclay. He was also governor of the East Jersey colony in North America through most of the 1680s, although he himself never resided in the colony.