James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino (1675 - 1746)

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About James Elphinstone, 5th Lord Balmerino

Biographical Summary

"James, fifth Lord Balmerino and fourth Lord Coupar, born 24 November 1675, adopted the legal profession. He was called to the bar in 1703, and had a large practice. On 5th June 1714, a few days before the death of Queen Anne, he was appointed one of the Lords of Session, and assumed the style of Lord Coupar... He died at Leith 5 January 1746...

...He married (contract dated 28 April and 7 May 1718) Elizabeth, daughter of David Carnegie, fourth Earl of Northesk, who survived him till the 21 September 1767. They had no issue."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. I, page 570-571

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1675
November 24, 1675
1746
January 5, 1746
Age 70
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