Sir John Lindsey, 17th Earl of Crawford

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John Lindsey, 17th Earl of Crawford

Birthplace: Pitcruvie, Largo, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Lindsay, 9th Lord Lindsay, PC and Christian Hamilton of Haddington
Husband of Margaret Hamilton
Father of Anne Leslie, Duchess of Rothes; Christian Hamilton; James Lindsay; John Lindsay; Sir William Lindsay, 18th Earl of Crawford and 4 others
Brother of Christian Calquhoun, Lady
Half brother of Jean Morrison; Marion Boyd; Isabel Boyd; Robert, 8th Lord Of Kilmarnock Boyd; Helen Boyd and 2 others

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About Sir John Lindsey, 17th Earl of Crawford

Biographical Summary

"John, seventeenth Earl of Crawford, who assumed the dignity after the forfeiture of Earl Ludovic, was retoured heir to his father Robert, Lord Lindsay of the Byres, 1 October 1616, and by letters patent dated 8 May 1613, he was created Earl of Lindsay and Lord Parbroath... He was also created in 1641 an Extraordinary Lord of Session and a Commissioner of the Treasury...

...He died in 1678 at Tynninghame, and was succeeded by his fourth but eldest surviving son. He married Margaret, daughter of James, second Marquess of Hamilton."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. III, page 35-36

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Sir John Lindsey, 17th Earl of Crawford's Timeline

Pitcruvie, Largo, Fife, Scotland
Age 20
Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 21
Cares, Fifeshire, Scotland
March 21, 1636
Age 25
December 3, 1639
Age 28
April 1644
Age 33
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
April 1644
Age 33
September 1646
Age 35
Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 67
Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland