JOHN (1568-1646).-Scottish ecclesiastical historian, _b._ at Perth, _s._ of John R., one of the Scottish Reformers, was minister of Carnock in Fife, and a leading opponent of Episcopacy. His _Historie of the Kirk of Scotland_, 1558-1637, left by him in manuscript, was printed in 1842 for the Wodrow Society. It is an original authority for the