Robert Preston, Lord Preston

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Robert Preston, Lord Preston

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Preston and Grixel Preston (Coville)
Husband of Margaret Bothwell
Father of William Preston, of Gorton
Brother of Sir George Preston of Valleyfield, 1st Baron Preston of Nova Scotia

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Robert Preston, Lord Preston

Biographical Summary

"Sir Robert Preston of Preston - Second son of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield, obtained a charter of the lands of Preston, in Mid Lothian, on the 20th August 1663. He was knighted, and admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 4th March 1672, in place of Sir John Scougall of Whitekirk, and died in October 1674, while on a visit to Valleyfield."

An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 401