Alexander MacLeod of Drynoch

Personal data
Alexander MacLeod

Son of Norman MacLeod of Drynoch (d. 1748), also known as Tormod Mor, and his wife, a Miss Rose. Married Penelope MacKinnon, with whom he had two children, Norman, who died young, and Penelope, who married the Rev. Kenneth Macaulay, Minister of Cawdor.

Life with Boswell

On September 2, 1773, at Glenelg Boswell and Dr Johnson breakfasted with a "Mr Macleod of Drynoch", to whom they had a letter from Kenneth Macaulay. It is uncertain if this Mr Macleod is Macaulay's father-in-law, Alexander, or a son or other relation of his.