Archibald Stirling, Kt. (c.1617 - 1668) MP

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Birthplace: East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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About Archibald Stirling, Kt.

Biographical Summary

"Sir Archibald Stirling of Garden, Knight (Lord Garden) - eldest surviving son of Sir John Stirling of Garden. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, where he matriculated in the spring of 1643. He studied law, and entered early into public life...

...On the eve of the Restoration, Sir Archibald was summoned by General Monck to London, with Glencairn and several other Royalists; and on the 14th February 1661, he was nominated one of the Senators of the College of Justice, when he assumed the title of Lord Garden...

...He married, first Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Patrick Murray of Elibank, Knight-Baronet, and Dame Elizabeth Dundas, his second wife. Their contract of marriage is dated 24th June 1637, and the marriage was celebrated at Edinburgh on the 9th of July...

...He married secondly Mause Murray, daughter of Sir James Murray of Kilbaberton by his wife Dame Katherine Weir, then Lady Elibank...

...Sir Archibald enjoyed the estates of Keir only a short time, having died in April 1668."

SOURCE: The Stirlings of Keir, and their family papers; Fraser, William Sir; page 62-66

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Sir Archibald Stirling, Kt.'s Timeline

June 9, 1617
East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
June 24, 1637
Age 20
Age 20
April 23, 1668
Age 50
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland