John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon

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John Lyon, 8th Lord Glamis

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Birthplace: Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John, 7th Lord of Glamis and Janet Keith
Husband of Elizabeth Lyon and Lady Elizabeth Lyon
Father of Jean, Lady Glamis, Lyon; Patrick Lyon, 1st Earl of Kinghorn; Elizabeth Kirkaldy; Sibilia Lyon; John aka Eighth Lord of Glamis and 1 other
Brother of Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis and Margaret Lyon, Marchioness of Glamis

Occupation: 8th Baron Glamis
Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon

Biographical Summary

"John, eighth Lord Glamis was born about 1544...

...He was nominated by the Regent Lennox an Extraordinary Lord of Session 30 September 1570, resigning that post on 8 October 1573, when he received a commission from James VI with consent of the Earl of Morton as Regent, appointing him Chancellor of the Kingdom and Keeper of the Great Seal during his life...

...He married, 11 April 1561, Elizabeth, daughter of William, fifth Lord Abernethy of Saltoun, widow of William Meldrum of Fyvie."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VIII, page 288-291

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John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon's Timeline

1544
1544
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1555
1555
Age 11
Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1556
July 25, 1556
Age 12
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1575
1575
Age 31
1578
March 17, 1578
Age 34
Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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