Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

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Thomas Lyon

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died in Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John, 7th Lord of Glamis and Janet Keith
Husband of Agnes Lyon and Euphemia Morton Lyon
Father of Anna Lyon; John Lyon; Thomas Lyon; Margaret Stuart and Lady Margaret Lyon
Brother of John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon and Margaret Lyon, Marchioness of Glamis

Occupation: Master of Glamis, Lord High Treasurer of Scotland
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

Biographical Summary

"Sir Thomas. Except for the period 1575-78 which intervened between the birth of his nephew Patrick, ninth Lord Glamis, and the death of Patrick's father John, eighth Lord Glamis, he was heir-presumptive to the title, and was known as the Master of Glamis...

...On 20 January 1586-87 he was nominated one of the commissioners for considering grants out of the Crown lands, and on 9 February following one of the Extraordinary Lords of Session...

...He died 18 February 1608. When the King heard of the event he is said to have observed that the boldest and hardiest man in his dominions was dead...

...He married, first, after 1575, Agnes, third sister of Patrick, fifth Lord Gray...

...He married, secondly, in 1586, Eupham, daughter of William, fifth Earl of Morton."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VIII, page 284-288

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Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis's Timeline

1540
1540
Scotland
1578
1578
Age 38
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1580
1580
Age 40
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1587
1587
Age 47
Letham, Angus, United Kingdom
1589
1589
Age 49
Scone, Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
1591
1591
Age 51
1608
February 18, 1608
Age 68
Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
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