Patrick M'Kie (Mckie), Sir, Lord (1576 - 1645)

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Birthplace: of Cumloden, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Death: Died in Larg, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
Managed by: Tammy Lu McKee
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About Patrick M'Kie (Mckie), Sir, Lord

Sir Patrick McKie b. after 1575 d. 1645; m. Susanna Kennedy b. abt. 1570 and she was of Culzeau, Scotland. He was of Larg, Minnigaff, Kircudbright, Scotland

died 1645; married 8 October 1575 [-?-]

It is said that Sir Patrick McKee of Larg was a staunch Presbyterian who heavily mortgaged his estates to aid the Protestant cause. He was a grantee of lands in Northern Ireland during the Ulster settlement 1610.

  • Patrick MCKIE, born Abt. 1597 in Of Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, , Scotland.
  • David MACKEY, born Abt. 1600 in Of Larg, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland; died in Prob Crosby,
  • Wigtownshire, , Scotland.
  • Alexander MCKIE, born Abt. 1600 in Kirkcudbright, Scotland.
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VI. Patrick, had a charter under the Great Seal, 4 March, 1598, as Patrick Makkie, eldest son of the late Alexr. Makkie, son and heir apparent of Patrick Makkie of Larg, of the lands of Camloden, Barrawer, Calcathane, Biach, Camden, Fyntillach with the isle in the loch thereof, Clonlouchagach, Garser, Baryarrock, Barjargane, all in Wigtonshire, and Clonquhard in Kirkcudbrightshire, now created into the free barony of Larg with the fortalice of Culgour as chief messuage.

Patrick, who was knighted before 1610, joined the regiment raised by Sir Donald Mackie of Strathnaver for service under the King of Denmark, and was wounded at the battle of Oldenburgh. He returned from the Continent in 1628, and that year became M.P. for the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, a position which he filled till 1639. Sir Patrick, an ardent Covenanter, was chosen president of the first meeting of Kirkcudbright stewartry War Committee on 27 June, 1640, and soon afterwards commanded a regiment of Galloway horse at the battle of Newburn, in which his only son Alexander fell after capturing a standard from the enemy. Zachary Boyd in a long poem entitled " Newburn Book" thus deplores the fall of young M'Kie :—

"In this conflict, which was a great pitie, We lost the son of Sir Patrick M'Ghie."

Sir Patrick m., first, Susanna, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Kennedy of

Culzean, no issue.

He m., secondly, Mary, dau. of Sir Uchtred Macdowall of Garthland, issue five :—

  • Alexr., k. at Newburn in 1640;
  • Jean, m. John Houston ofDrumastane, by whom she had a son Patrick ;
  • a dau. m Alexr.Murdoch of Cumloden ;
  • Agnes, m. George, son of John Gordon of Airds ; and
  • Grizel.

He m., thirdly, Isobel Kerr, Lady Greenheid, who survived him. Sir Patrick d. in 1645, and was succeeded by his nephew, Patrick M'Kie, bailie in Minnigaff, of whom follows.

pg. 355-356

THE BOOK OF MACKAY BY ANGUS MACKAY, M.A. (St. Andrews University) Minister at Westerdale, Caithness EDINBURGH : NORMAN MACLEOD, -25 GEORGE IV. BRIDGE CANADA : EDWARD MACKAY, ST. PETER'S MANSE, MADOC, ONT. M DCCCC VI [1906]

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1576
1576
of Cumloden, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland
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Age 22
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of Larg, Minnigaff, Kirkcudbright, Scotland