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About James Roberton, Lord Bedlay
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"James Roberton, Lord Bedlay (c. 1590 – May 1664) was a Scottish advocate and judge. He was born to Archibald Roberton of Stainhall, youngest son of John Roberton 9th Laird of Earnock, and Elizabeth Baillie, daughter of Robert Baillie of Jerviston. He inherited Bedlay Castle from his father, who bought it from James, the 8th Lord Boyd. He became Lord Bedlay upon the occasion of being raised to the judicial bench in 1661...
...Roberton and his wife had three children. Their son Archibald retoured as heir on 17 June 1664. Their daughter Elizabeth married James Dunlop of Garnkirk, and their daughter Jean Dunlop married Patrick Coutts, grandfather of Coutts founders Thomas and James. Their youngest daughter Jean married John Rae of Auchingraymount. Roberton’s sister Margaret married Scottish professor of divinity David Dickson."
SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'James Roberton', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 28 June 2012, 15:50 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=James_Roberton&oldid=499772147> [accessed 17 November 2012]
- An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 374