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Francis Napier

Birthplace: Merchiston, Edinburgh, M Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Archibald Napier, 7th Laird of Merchiston and Janet Napier (Bothwell)
Brother of Sir John Napier and Janet Adamson
Half brother of Susannah Hepburn; Sir Alexander Napier, of Lauriston; Archibald Napier, of Woolmet; Abellina Wardlaw; Agnes Ogilvy and 2 others

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About Francis Napier

The Scots peerage : founded on Wood's ed. of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom; Page 415 (

Francis, assayer at the Mint, of Hilhowsfleld in 1594, afterwards of Pitliver, and styled also of Croftangrie. He was a burgess of Edinburgh when he married, on 4 December 1586, Margaret, daughter of James Mowbray of Pitliver. She obtained a decreet of adherence against him 8 February 1600, and he died in January 1604. His widow married, secondly, William Mowbray, whose wife she was in 1607.

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Merchiston, Edinburgh, M Lothian, Scotland
January 21, 1604
Age 52