Norman Macleod, a Scottish clergyman, born near Edinburgh, June 3, 1812, died in Glasgow, June 16, 1872. He studied at Edinburgh, Glasgow, and in Germany, and in 1838 became minister at Loudoun, Ayrshire, in 1843 at Dalkeith, near Edinburgh, and in 1851 at St. Columba's kirk, or the Barony parish, Glasgow. He was one of the royal chaplains, preaching at Balmoral during the queen's residence there. One of his sermons was published at her request, and widely circulated. In 1850 he made a tour through Canada, and in 1807 through India, to promote the missionary work of the kirk of Scotland. From 1850 to 1800 he was editor of the "Edinburgh Christian Magazine," and from 1860 to his death of " Good Words." His principal publications are: "The Earnest Student: Memorials of Mackintosh" (1847); "Reminiscences of a Highland Parish" (1862); "The Old Lieutenant and his Son" (2 vols., 1862); "Eastward" (1866); "The Starling, a Scottish Story" (1807); and " Peeps at the Far East" (1871).