David Hume of Wedderburn (Home of Wedderburn), Bt. (c.1586 - 1650)

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Nicknames: "Hume"
Birthplace: Wedderburn, Berwickshire, , Scotland
Death: Died in Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
Cause of death: Killed in Battle of Dunbar
Occupation: 8th Baron of Wedderburn; M.P., Sheriff of Berwickshire in 1625; Colonel of Horse and Foot
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About David Hume of Wedderburn (Home of Wedderburn), Bt.

Sir David 1st Bart. succeeded 1617. Was named principal Sheriff of the county of Berwick in 1625, and created a Baronet by K. Charles I. between 1631 and 1640. He was an old man, killed at the battle of Dunbar in 1650, fighting against Cromwell. A great many of the Scottish prisoners taken in this battle were sold as slaves in Barbadoss. Married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Home of Cowdingknows, widow of Sir Mark Ker of Dolphinston or, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Home of Whiteriggs, Printed case.

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  • Drummond's Histories of Noble British Families, William Pickering, London, 1844, Part VI., Dunbar, Hume and Dundas Families, page 24

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Sir David Home of Wedderburn, 1st Bt.'s Timeline

1586
1586
Wedderburn, Berwickshire, , Scotland
1607
March 8, 1607
Age 21
Berwickshire, , Scotland
1615
1615
Age 29
Wedderburn, Berwickshire, , Scotland
1615
Age 29
1650
September 3, 1650
Age 64
Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
1650
Age 64
Scotland