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About Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell, 5th Lord of Carlaverock

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell (1493–1546) was a member of the council of Regency (1536) of the Kingdom of Scotland, Regent of the Isle of Arran and like his father before him patriarch of the House of Maxwell \ clan Maxwell. A distinguished Scottish nobleman, politician, soldier and in 1513 Lord High Admiral, Lord Maxwell was a member of James V of Scotland's royal council and served as Lord Provost of Edinburgh in 1524, 1527 and 1535. He was also an Extraordinary Lord of Session in 1533. In 1537, he was one of the ambassadors sent to the French Court to negotiate the marriage of James to Mary of Guise, whom he espoused as proxy for the King...

...He was the eldest son of John Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell, killed at the battle of Flodden, 9 September 1513, his mother being Lady Agnes Stewart, illegitimate daughter of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan...

...On 3 June 1546 he was appointed warden of the west marches. He died on 9 July of the same year...

...By his first wife, Janet Douglas, daughter of Sir William Douglas of Drumlanrig, he had three children:

  • Robert Maxwell, 6th Lord Maxwell
  • Sir John Maxwell, married Agnes Maxwell, 4th Lady Herries
  • Margaret, married firstly to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus, and secondly to Sir William Baillie of Lamington."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 5 October 2012, 03:46 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_Maxwell,_5th_Lord_Maxwell&oldid=516088762> [accessed 11 November 2012]

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Robert Maxwell, 4th Lord Maxwell's Timeline

1486
1486
Maxwell, Dumfries-shire, , Scotland
1489
1489
Renfrewshire, , Scotland
1493
1493
Scotland
1509
July 4, 1509
Age 16
1510
1510
Age 17
Newark, , , Scotland
1512
1512
Age 19
Terregles, Dumfries-shire, Scotland
1533
1533
Age 40
Pollok, Strathclyde, Scotland
1538
1538
Age 45
Terregles, Kirkcudbrightshr, Scotland
1546
July 9, 1546
Age 53
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