Gabriel Semple of Cathcart

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Gabriel Semple

Also Known As: "Semple of Ladymur", "Sempill", "Semphill"
Birthplace: Renfrewshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Sempill, 1st Lord Sempill; John Semple, Lord Semple; Margaret Colville and Margaret Sempill
Husband of Janet Spreul
Father of Margaret De Pollok and William Semple, of Cathcart
Brother of William Sempill, 2nd Lord Sempill; Lady Mario Elizabeth Lennox Stewart; Janet Sempill; Margaret Semple and Isabell Semphill

Managed by: Ingo-Rainer (Ray) Feller
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About Gabriel Semple of Cathcart

From "A General Description of the Shire of Renfrew" by George Crawfurd:

The Barony of Cathcart being sold by Allan Lord Cathcart to Gabriel Semple of Ladymure, who was one of the younger sons of John Lord Semple, by Janet Colvil, his lady, took thence the designation of Cathcart. I have found him so designed, an. 1547. He married Janet Spreul, daughter of John Spreul of Coudon, and relict of John Pollock of that ilk. William Semple of Cathcart was his son; he had likewise a daughter, Margaret, married John Pollock of that ilk, and had issue. To William succeeded another Gabriel, who was father of Bryce Semple of Cathcart; whose son and heir is Sir William Semple, now of Cathcart, whose Armorial bearing is, Argent, a Chevron Checquie, Argent and Gules betwixt two Bugles, Sable, in chief, stringed Gules; and a Flower-de-luce in base, of the third; and for Crest, a Stag's Head; with this Motto, "Keep Tryst." -------------------- Gabriel, who got a charter under the great seal,Chart. in pub. archiv.Cabrieli Semple fratri germano Willielmi domini Semple, castri et fortalicii de Cathcart, &c. 23d December 1545

He was the ancestors of the Semples of Cathcart.

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Renfrewshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 29
September 10, 1547
Age 82