The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Scotch seceder, born in Dunse; was minister in Edinburgh; author of the "Life of John Knox," published in 1812; defended the Covenanters against Scott; he was a man of dignified military presence (1772-1835).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'M'crie, Thomas'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/mcrie-thomas.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.