Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

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Thomas Lyon

Birthplace: Scotland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

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

Age 40
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 47
Letham, Angus, United Kingdom
Age 49
Scone, Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
Age 51
February 18, 1608
Age 68