Andrew Wemyss, of Myrecairnie
|Also Known As:||"of Logie"|
|Managed by:||Alisdair James Smyth|
About Andrew Wemyss, of Myrecairnie
"Andrew, [son of Thomas, who, as son and heir of Duncan Wemyss], who, about 1477, was provided by his father to the lands of Myrecairnie, Wester Cruvie, Logie and others, in Fife. He was succeeded in these lands by his son James, who was killed at Pinkie in 1547. Andrew Wemyss, son of James, was retoured heir to his father in Myrecairnie on 2d October 1548, and was also styled of Logie, receiving as such in 1564, on his own resignation, a crown charter to himself and his wife, Grisel Drummond. Andrew Wymess of Myrecairnie or Logie became a senator of the College of Justice about the year 1591, with the title of Lord Myrecairnie, and survived until after the year 1607. He had three sons, John, James and David, all designed of Logie, and a daughter, Eufame Wemyss, who was some time a lady-in-waiting to Queen Anne of Denmark."
SOURCE: Memorials of the family of Wemyss of Wemyss, Vol. I, page 62-63
- An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 220