John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino

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John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Elphinstone, 1st Lord Balmerino and Sarah Monteith
Husband of Ann Elphinstone, Lady Balmerinoch
Father of John Elphinstone, 3rd Lord Balmerino
Half brother of James Elphinstone, Lord Coupar; Margaret Fraser and Marjory Elphinstone

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About John Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Balmerino

Biographical Summary

"John, second Lord Balmerino, his father having died under attainder, did not succeed to the title, but was restored in blood and to the peerage by a letter under the Great Seal from King James, 14 August 1613...

...His lordship died of apolexy 1 March following (1650), after having supped with the Marquess of Argyll. He was buried in the vaulted cemetery of the Logan family, adjoining the old church of Restalrig...

...He married Anne, daughter of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehirst, sister of Andrew and James, Lords Jedburgh, and Robert Earl of Somerset (charter to him and to her as his future wife, 30 August 1613), and by her, who died at Edinburgh 27 February 1650, and was buried at Restalrid, he had a son."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. I, page 562-568

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