Robert Melville, of Burntisland, 2nd Lord Melville of Monimail (b. - 1635)

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Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Robert Melville, of Burntisland, 2nd Lord Melville of Monimail

Biographical Summary

"Sir Robert Melville of Burntisland, second Lord Melville of Monimail...

...In December 1600 he was admitted a member of the Scottish Privy Council on his father's retirement, and on 26 February 1601 he was appointed an Extraordinary Lord of Session, with the title Lord Burntisland...

...He married, first (contract dated 24 and 28 October 1584), Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehirst. She died 24 May 1594. He married, secondly, before 1613, Jean Hamilton, daughter of Gavin Hamilton of Raploch, and widow of Robert, fifth Lord Ross. She died in May 1631. Lord Melville left no issue by either marriage."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 99

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Sir Robert Melville, of Burntisland, 2nd Lord Melville of Monimail's Timeline

1635
1635년 3월 19일
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
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