About Archibald Hope, of Rankeillour, Kt.
"Sir Archibald of Rankeillour, baptized 9 September 1639; admitted Advocate 30 June 1664; an ordinary Lord of Session 1 November 1689, and a Lord Justiciary 27 January 1696, about which time he was knighted. Died 10 October 1706. Married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Aytoun of that Ilk, and was ancestor of the Hopes of Pinkie, now the senior branch of the family."
SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. IV, page 490