Patrick Gray, 5th Lord Gray (1538 - 1606)

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"Patrick, fifth Lord Gray, eldest son, was born in 1538, and had charters of the barony of Kilmalamok, Forester Seat, etc, and of the lands of Over and Nether Mombenis and Bogside, which belongs to the friars of Elgin, on 16 December 1581. He was appointed an Extraordinary Lord of Session on 8 May 1578 in room of Lord Boyd, who had been suspended, and held the office till 25 October in the same year, when Lord Boyd was restored...

...He succeeded his father in 1584, and died before 10 March 1608. He married (contract dated 14 January 1556-57) Barbara, fourth daughter of William, Lord Ruthven, who as sister-german to Patrick, Lord Ruthven, and wife of Patrick, Master of Gray, had a charter on 5 February 1562-63 on the lands of Overmains of Foulis."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. IV, page 283-284

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