Sir Alexander Napier, of Lauriston

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Alexander Napier, of Lauriston

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Archibald Napier, 7th Laird of Merchiston and Elizabeth Mowbray
Brother of Susannah Hepburn; Archibald Napier, of Woolmet; Abellina Wardlaw; Agnes Ogilvy; Helen Balfour and 1 other
Half brother of Sir John Napier; Francis Napier and Janet Adamson

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir Alexander Napier, of Lauriston

Biographical Summary

"Sir Alexander of Lauriston, designed third son of Sir Archibald in a deed made in his favour 3 June 1595. He was served heir of his father in an annualrent from the lands and barony of Corstorphine 13 May 1617, and in part of the barony of Lauriston 19 September 1622. He was appointed one of the Senators of the College of Justice 14 February 1626, and he died in 1629. He married Mary Crawfurd, who is named as his widow on 13 July 1638, when she is described as future wife of Robert McAlexander of Crossclays, and by her had three children, to whom a bond was granted, 12 July 1630, namely Alexander, Elizabeth, born 13 August 1619, and Margaret, who died in 1650."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 416

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