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David Smythe, Lord Methven (1746 - 1806)

Biographical Summary " David Smythe , one of the senators of the College of Justice, under the title of Lord Methven . This eminent person espoused twice, and by his first wife Elizabeth, daughter of...

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Alexander Livingston, 2nd of Dunipace, Lord Dunipace (1535 - c.1560)

Biographical Summary " Mr Alexander Livingstone, second of Dunipace , seems to have been a man of considerable ability, and rose to a higher official position than any other member of the family. Cho...

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Sir Thomas Henderson, Lord Chesters (b. - 1638)

Biographical Summary " Sir Thomas Henderson, of Chesters - Son of Dr Edward Henryson also a senator. He was one of the commissaries of Edinburgh prior to 1600, and acted as advocate depute in 1606, i...

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Edward Henryson, LL.D. (deceased)

Biographical Summary " Edward Henryson, LL.D. - This learned civilian received the degree of doctor of laws from the university of Bourges, where he studied under Equinar Baro, and where he was for s...

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Thomas Hay, Lord Huntington (b. - 1755)

THOMAS HAY, LORD HUNTINGTON is the son of Alexander Hay, and his wife, Mary Gordon. He was one of the Lords of Session [The Peeerage] Death Thomas Hay, Lord Huntigton, died on 4 February 1755 [Th...

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Charles Hay, Lord Newton (b. - 1811)

Biographical Summary "Son of James Hay of Cocklaw, writer to the signet, passed advocate, 24th December 1768. He was promoted to the bench on the death of David Smythe of Methven, and took his seat b...

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Sir Alexander Hay, Lord Fosterseat (c.1561 - 1640)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Hay of Fosterseat - Admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 25th February 1604, on the resignation of Lord Kinloss. Lord Fosterseat was also a prizy councillor. He resigned ...

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Sir William Livingston of Kilsyth (b. - c.1626)

Biographical Summary " Sir William Livingston of Kilsyth - Only son of Sir William Livingston of Kilsyth, by Christina, daughter of John, fourth Earl of Menteith, accompanied the Duke of Lennox on an...

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Sir Alexander Hay of Newton and Whitburgh, Lord Newton (b. - 1616)

Biographical Summary " Sir Alexander Hay of Newton and Whitburgh - Younger son of Alexander Hay of East Kennet. He was one of the clerks of session till 1608, when he resigned the office, having been...

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Alexander Hay, Lord Easter Kennet (b. - 1594)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Hay of Easter Kennet - According to Bishop Keith, a son of Park's, one of the eldest branches of the noble family of Errol ... ...He died on the 19th September 1594...

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Sir George Haliburton, of Foderance (b. - c.1649)

Biographical Summary " Sir George Hamilton of Foderance - was admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 8th November 1627, in place of Lord Kilsyth deceased, and knighted by Charles I. at Holyrood on 14th Jul...

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John Graham, of Hallyards (deceased)

Biographical Summary "Spotswood says that this individual was a man but meanly born, and descended of that unhappy race which had a hand in the murder of king James the First , another contemporary w...

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Adam Gillies, Lord Gillies (1760 - 1842)

Biographical Summary " GILLIES, ADAM, Lord Gillies (1760–1842), Scottish judge, born in 1760, youngest son of Robert Gillies of Little Keithock, Forfarshire, and brother of Dr. John Gillies, h...

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John Fullerton, Lord Fullerton (1775 - 1853)

Biographical Summary "Second son of William Fullerton of Carstairs passed advocate 17th February 1798 2 and was elevated to the bench in the room of Lord Eldin who resigned some time previous and too...

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Alexander Seton 5th Baron, 1st Baronet, Lord Pitmedden (c.1639 - 1719)

Biographical Summary " Sir Alexander Seton of Pitmedden, 1st Baronet, Lord Pitmedden (c. 1639 - 29 May 1719) was a Scottish advocate, a Senator of the College of Justice, a Lord of Justiciary, and a ...

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Henry James Moncreiff, 2nd Baron Moncreiff (1840 - 1909)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry James Moncreiff, 2nd Baron Moncreiff (24 April 1840 - 3 March 1909) was a Scottish judge who succeeded to the title Baron Moncreiff... ...Moncreiff was born a...

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Sir James Wellwood Moncrieff, Lord Moncrieff (1776 - 1851)

Biographical Summary " MONCREIFF, Sir JAMES WELLWOOD, Lord Moncreiff (1776-1851), Scottish judge, was the second son of the Rev. Sir Henry Moncreiff Wellwood of Tulliebole in Kinross-shire, baronet, ...

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Sir William Miller, 2nd Baronet, Lord Glenlee (1755 - 1846)

Biographical Summary Miller of Glenlee, Lord Glenlee, William, Bart. 12/08/1755-09/05/1846. Ref: 1017. Male. Titles and British Honours: 2nd Baronet (1789). Place of Death: Barskimming, Ayrshir...

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Sir Thomas Miller, 1st Baronet, Lord Glenlee (1717 - 1789)

Biographical Summary Miller, Lord Barskimming 1766-88, Lord Glenlee 1789-, Thomas, Bart. 03/11/1717-27/09/1789. Ref: 1016. Male. Titles and British Honours: 1st Baronet Glenlee (1789). Place of...

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David Monypenny, Lord Pitmilly (1769 - 1851)

Biographical Summary "Eldest son of Colonel Alexander Monypenny of Pitmilly, passed advocate 2d July 1791; was appointed Sheriff-Depute of the county of Fife, 7th February 1807; Solicitor-General, 22...

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Sir Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall, 1st Baronet MP (1619 - 1688)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Andrew Ramsay, Lord Abbotshall, 1st Baronet (May 1619 – January 17, 1688), Privy Counsellor, was the first Lord Provost of Edinburgh and a judge of the Cou...

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Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, 2nd Baronet, Lord Fountainhall MP (1646 - 1722)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, 2nd Baronet, Lord Fountainhall (baptised 2 August 1646 – 20 September 1722) was one of Scotland's leading jurists who remains ...

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Alexander Gordon, Lord Auchintoul (deceased)

Biographical Summary "Son of Robert Gordon of Straloch, was admitted advocate on the 8th January 1684, and an Ordinary Lord on the 19th June 1688, in place of Sir Roger Hog of Harcarse, removed some ...

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Francis Garden, Lord Gardenstoun (1721 - 1793)

Biographical Summary "Second son of Alexander Garden of Troup, by Jane, daughter of Sir Francis Grant, Lord Cullen, was born at Edinburgh 24th June 1721. He was admitted advocate 14th July 1744, cons...

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James Graham, Lord Easdale (c.1696 - 1750)

Biographical Summary "Second son of John Graham of Dougalston, passed as advocate 9th February 1723. He succeeded, at the promotion of Robert Dundas of Arniston, to a seat on the bench, and was recei...

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James Ferguson, of Pitfour (1701 - 1777)

Biographical Summary "Son of James Ferguson of Pitfour, advocate, came to the bar 17th February 1722. He was elected Dean of the Faculty of Advocates, in the room of Robert Dundas of Arniston, 24th J...

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Sir John Maxwell, 1st Baronet of Pollock, Lord Pollock (1648 - 1732)

Biographical Summary "Son and heir of George Maxwell of Auldhouse, (afterwards Sir George Maxwell of Nether Pollock), and of Annabella, daughter of Sir Archibald Stewart of Blackhall, was created a B...

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Sir George Lockhart, Lord Carnwath (c.1630 - 1689)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir George Lockhart of Carnwath (c. 1630 - 1689) was a Scottish lawyer. The son of Sir James Lockhart of Lee, laird of Lee, he was admitted as an advocate in 1656. He...

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Sir Francis Grant of Monymusk, 1st Baronet, Lord Cullen (1658 - 1726)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Francis Grant, Lord Cullen (born between 1658 and 1663, died 1726) was a Scottish judge... ...Francis Grant was the elder son of Archibald Grant of Ballintomb, ...

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William Grant, Lord Prestongrange (1701 - 1764)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Grant, Lord Prestongrange (1701–1764), was a Scottish politician and judge... ...Grant was procurator for the Church of Scotland and Clerk to the Gen...

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Sir Alexander Gibson, Lord Durie (b. - 1656)

Biographical Summary " GIBSON, Sir ALEXANDER, Lord Durie (d. 1656), Scottish judge, was eldest son of Sir Alexander Gibson (d. 1644), by Margaret, eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton. He...

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William Gibson, Dean of Restralrig (b. - c.1545)

Biographical Summary " GIBSON, WILLIAM (fl. 1540), lord of session, was the second son of Thomas Gibson of Durie in Fifeshire, who lived in the reign of James IV of Scotland. He was educated for the ...

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Sir William Herries, 3rd Lord Herries (c.1501 - 1543)

Biographical Summary " William (Herries), third Lord Herries of Terregles , was a minor at the time of his father's death. An inquest found, 29 January 1515-16, that he was nearest heir to his father...

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John Hay Forbes, Lord Medwyn (1776 - 1854)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " John Hay Forbes, Lord Medwyn (1776–1854) was a Scottish judge... ...Forbes was the second son of Sir William Forbes, 6th Baronet, and was born at Edinburgh. ...

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Sir James Falconer, Lord Phesdo (b. - 1705)

Biographical Summary "Was the son of Sir John Falconer, one of the wardens of the Mint, who upon learning that he was to be pursued for malversation in his office, died suddenly of creve coeur , at P...

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Robert Cullen, Lord Cullen (1742 - 1810)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Robert Cullen, Lord Cullen FRSE (1742–1810) was a Scottish judge. He played a key role, along with his father William Cullen, in obtaining a royal charter for ...

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Robert Craigie, Lord Glendoick (c.1685 - 1760)

Biographical Summary "b. c.1685, yr. s. of Lawrence Craigie of Kilgraston, Perth by Margaret Scrimgeour. educ. adv. 1710. m. Barbara, da. and h. of Charles Stewart of Carie, at least 2s. 1da... ......

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David Douglas, Lord Reston (1769 - 1819)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Douglas, Lord Reston was a Scottish judge and the heir of Adam Smith. He was born on 24 July 1769, in Strathendry, the fifth and youngest son of Col. Robert Dou...

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John Clerk, Lord Eldin (1757 - 1832)

Sir George Clerk Maxwell was a Commissioner of Customs, and a trustee for the. improvement of the fisheries and manufactures of Scotland. His brother, John Clerk of Eldin, was the author of the well-kn...

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John Dickson, Lord Hartree (b. - 1653)

Biographical Summary "Was admitted advocate on the 9th June 1649, and having been appointed an Ordinary Lord, in place of Lord Fodderance, deceased, by the Estates, on the 7th of August following, to...

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Sir Peter Wedderburn, Lord Gosford (c.1616 - 1679)

Biographical Summary " WEDDERBURN, Sir PETER (1616?–1679), Scottish judge, was the third son of James Wedderburn, town clerk of Dundee. Sir Alexander Wedderburn [q. v.] was his elder brother. ...

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Peter Wedderburn, Lord Chesterhall (b. - 1756)

Biographical Summary "Son of Alexander Wedderburn, Esquire, was admitted advocate 1st February 1715, afterwards appointed one of the Assessors of the city of Edinburgh, and also Secretary to the Exci...

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Alexander Burnet, Archbishop of St Andrews MP (b. - 1684)

Biographical Summary " Alexander Burnet [or Burnett] , bapt. 6th Aug. 1615, son of James B., min. of Jedburgh; educated at Univ. of Edinburgh; M.A. (22nd June 1633); became chaplain to his kinsman, J...

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John Lindsay of Balcarres, Lord Menmuir MP (c.1553 - 1590)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page for John Lindsay of Balcarres, Lord Menmuir [1] M, #20491, d. 3 September 1590 Last Edited=29 Sep 2008 Consanguinity Index=0.01% John Lindsay of Balca...

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Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell MP (c.1551 - 1610)

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell: Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell [1] M, #20489, d. December 1610 Last Edited=29 Sep 2008 Consanguinity Index=0.01% Si...

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George Fergusson (Lord Hermand) (1743 - 1827)

Biographical Summary "Son of Sir James Fergusson of Kilkenan, Baronet, one of the Senators of the College of Justice, was admitted advocate 17th December 1765. He was appointed a judge in the room of...

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Sir James Fergusson of Kilkerran, 2nd Baronet (Lord Kilkerran) (c.1688 - 1759)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Fergusson, or Ferguson, Baronet [S. 1703], of Kilkerran , 1st s. and h., b. about 1688; adm. Advocate, 18 Feb. 1711 ; suc. to the Baronetcy, Feb. 1729, and was served...

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Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet (Lord Hailes) (1726 - 1792)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir David Dalrymple, 3rd Baronet, Lord Hailes (October 28, 1726 – November 29, 1792) was a Scottish advocate, judge and historian, born in Edinburgh... ...Hi...

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David Dalrymple, Lord Westhall (1719 - 1784)

David Dalrymple was born on 27th August 1719 in Edinburgh the son of Sir Hugh Dalrymple, Lord Drummore and Ann Horn of Westhall. His father was a Senator of the Sessions Court in Edinburgh and he was t...

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Sir Hew Dalrymple, Lord Drummore (1690 - 1755)

Biographical Summary " Hew, of Drummore , baptized 30 November 1690; admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates 21 November 1710; appointed a Lord of Session, 29 December 1726, and of Justiciary, ...

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Sir Hew Dalrymple, 1st Baronet, Lord North Berwick (1652 - 1737)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Hew Dalrymple, Lord North Berwick (1652–1737) was a Scottish judge and politician... ...The third son of James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount of Stair, he was C...

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Sir John Hamilton, Lord Halcraig (b. - 1706)

Biographical Summary "Son of John Hamilton of Halcraig, and Jean, second daughter of William Mure of Glanderston. His father and others were repeatedly examined before the privy council in 1684, and ...

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George Douglas, of Pittendreich MP (c.1493 - 1552)

Sir George Douglas, b? d. August 1552, lived at Pittendriech, Fife, Scotland. He was the son of George Douglas, Master of Angus and Elizabeth Drummond. He married Elizabeth Douglas, daughter of Dav...

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James Douglas, 4th Earl of Morton; Regent of Scotland MP (c.1516 - 1581)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Douglas , jure uxoris 4th Earl of Morton (c. 1516 – 2 June 1581) was the last of the four regents of Scotland during the minority of King James VI. He wa...

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James Drummond, 4th Earl of Perth MP (1648 - 1716)

Biographical Summary " James, fourth Earl of Perth , was born in 1648, and was served heir to his father 1 October 1675. As a youth he studied at the University of St Andrews, and afterwards complete...

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Sir Alexander Drummond, Lord Midhope (b. - 1619)

Biographical Summary "Son of Sir Alexander Drummond of Medhope. On the 17th May 1608, he presented to the court a letter from the king, whereby they were required to try the qualifications of himself...

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George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse (b. - 1850)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " George Cranstoun, Lord Corehouse (died 1850) was a Scottish advocate, judge and satirist... ...He was the second son of the Hon. George Cranstoun of Longwarton, sev...

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John Campbell, Lord Stonefield (b. - 1801)

Biographical Summary "Son of Archibald Campbell, advocate, was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates, 9th January 1748. On the death of Charles Erskine of Tinwald, he was elevated to the benc...

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Sir John Campbell, 2nd of Lundie (1488 - d.)

Biographical Summary " Sir John Campbell of Lundie was nominated Treasurer on the 8th June 1515, by the Duke of Albany, in which office he continued till 1526, when the Master of Glencairn succeeded ...

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William Erskine, Lord Kinedder (1768 - 1822)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Erskine, Lord Kinneder (1768–1822), was a friend and confidant of Sir Walter Scott, and a scholar and songwriter... ...Erskine was the son of the Rev...

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James Erskine, of Alva, Lord Barjarg (1722 - 1796)

Name: James Erskine Gender: Male Christening Place: EDINBURGH PARISH, EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND Birth Date: 20 Jun 1722 Birthplace: Edinburgh Parish, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Father's Name...

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Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald (c.1680 - 1763)

Name: Charles Bart. Erskine Gender: Male Christening Date: 25 Nov 1680 Christening Place: ALVA,STIRLING,SCOTLAND Death Date: 05 Apr 1763 Father's Name: Charles Bart. Erskine Mother's Name: Christian Du...

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David Erskine, Lord Dun (1670 - 1758)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " David Erskine, Lord Dun (1670–1758), was a Scottish judge and MP... ...Erskine, son of David Erskine of Dun, near Montrose, Forfarshire, studied at the unive...

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Sir Thomas Stewart of Blair, Lord Balcaskie, 1st Baronet (deceased)

Biographical Summary "Eldest son of Henry Stewart, Esq. and Mary, daughter of Colin Campbell of Aberuchill, - was created a baronet by letters patent, dated 2d June 1683, and admitted an Ordinary Lor...

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Sir Colin Campbell, 3rd of Aberuchill, 1st Bart. of Aberuchill (1636 - 1704)

Biographical Summary "Only son of Sir James Campbell of Aberuchil, and Ann, daughter of Sir Patrick Hepburn of Blackcastle. He was very young when he lost his father, who was killed at the battle of ...

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Sir William Hamilton, Lord Whitelaw (b. - 1704)

Biographical Summary "Fifth son of John Hamilton of Bangour, and Margaret, daughter of James Hamilton of West Park. He was admitted advocate 13th December 1664, being according to Pitmedden the first...

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Sir William Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Selkirk MP (1634 - 1694)

William Douglas-Hamilton, Duke of Hamilton William Douglas-Hamilton, Duke of Hamilton, KG, PC (24 December 1634 – 18 April 1694), born Lord William Douglas, was the son of William Douglas, 1st...

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Sir John Hamilton, 5th of Orbieston MP (b. - 1664)

Biographical Summary "Son of John Hamilton of Orbieston, by Christian, daughter of Sir Robert Dalzell of that Ilk. He was knighted and appointed Justice Clerk in 1636; took his seat as an Ordinary Lo...

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Dugald Stuart, Lord Blairhall MP (b. - 1712)

Biographical Summary "Second son of Sir Dugald Stewart of Bute, and of Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Thomas Ruthven of Dunglas, was admitted an advocate on the 30th Nov. 1694. He represented the burgh o...

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Sir William Calderwood, Lord Polton (c.1660 - 1733)

Biographical Summary " CALDERWOOD, Sir WILLIAM, Lord Polton (1660?–1733), lord of session, was the son of Alexander Calderwood, baillie of Dalkeith, and was admitted advocate at the Scottish b...

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Sir Robert Stewart, Lord Tillicoultry (c.1655 - 1710)

Biographical Summary "Second son of Sir James Stewart of Bute, Bart. and of Isabella, eldest daughter of Sir Dugald Campbell of Auchinbreck, was admitted advocate 15th November 1681. He represented t...

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James Hamilton of Pencaitland, Lord Pencaitland, WS (1659 - 1729)

Biographical Summary " James of Pentcaitland , baptized 28 August 1659; admitted Writer to the Signet 19 February 1683; appointed a Senator of the College of Justice, by the title of Lord Pentcaitlan...

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Sir Robert Hamilton of Pressmennan, Lord Presmennan, WS (1624 - 1695)

Biographical Summary " Robert Hamilton of Presmennan , third son of James Hamilton of Barncleuch, admitted Writer to the Signet 24 March 1648, advocate 13 January 1677; one of the principle clerks of...

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Sir James Hamilton of Finnart (c.1495 - 1540)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir James Hamilton of Finnart (c. 1495 – 16 August 1540) was a Scottish nobleman and architect, the illegitimate son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran, and ...

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Sir James Carmichael, Lord Carmichael (1579 - 1672)

Biographical Summary " Sir James Carmichael was born 1579 ... ...On 18 September 1634 he was appointed Lord Justice-Clerk, on the decease of Sir George Elphinstoun, and Master of the Ceremonies in ...

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Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 1st Baronet (1734 - 1823)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Ilay Campbell of Succoth (1734–1823) was a Scottish judge... ...An advocate from 1757, he was engaged in the Douglas peerage case from 1764 to 1769. He w...

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Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 2nd Baronet (1769 - 1846)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Sir Archibald Campbell of Succoth, Lord Succoth, 2nd Baronet FRSE (1 August 1769 - 23 July 1846) was a Scottish advocate and judge. His country house was Garscube Hou...

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Sir Walter Pringle, Lord Newhall MP (b. - 1736)

Biographical Summary " PRINGLE, Sir WALTER, Lord Newhall (1664?–1736), Scottish judge, was second son of Sir Robert Pringle, first baronet of Stitchel, and Margaret, daughter of Sir John Hope,...

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Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696 - 1782)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696 – 27 December 1782) was a Scottish advocate, judge, philosopher, writer and agricultural improver. A central figure of the Scottis...

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Sir David Home, of Crossrig (1643 - 1707)

Biographical Summary " HUME or HOME, Sir DAVID, of Crossrig, Lord Crossrig (1643-1707), second son of Sir James Hume or Home of Blackadder, Berwickshire, created a baronet of Nova Scotia in 1674, by ...

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Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont (1641 - 1724)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont (13 January 1641 – 2 August 1724), known as Sir Patrick Hume, 1st Baronet from 1648 to 1690 and as Lord Polwarth from 1690 ...

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Andrew Hume, Lord Kimmerghame (1676 - 1730)

Biographical Summary "Son of Patrick Hume of Polwart afterwards Earl of Marchmont, and Grisel, daughter of Sir Thomas Ker of Cavers, was admitted an advocate 25th July 1696. He was sheriff depute of ...

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Alexander Hume-Campbell, Lord Cessnock, 2nd Earl of Marchmont (1675 - 1740)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " Alexander Hume-Campbell, 2nd Earl of Marchmont PC (1675–27 February 1740), was a Scottish nobleman, politician and judge... ...Third but eldest surviving son...

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Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll MP (1658 - 1703)

StirNet cites 4th child/daughter Find A Grave Born in Ireland?? I am not convinced. Birth: 1682, Ireland Death: May 16, 1778 Augusta County Virginia, USA

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David Borthwick, of Lochill (b. - 1581)

Biographical Summary " Mr. David Borthwick appears as one of the nine procurators selected by the court on the 1st March 1549. He was named member of a commission appointed in 1552 to treat of the af...

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Robert Crichton, of Eliok and 1st of Cluny (b. - 1591)

Biographical Summary "Supposed to have been son of another Robert Crichton, and father of the Admirable Crichton. He was appointed Lord Advocate jointly with John Spens of Condie, on the 8th February...

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Robert Blair, Lord Avonton (1741 - 1811)

Biographical Summary "Son of the Reverend Robert Blair, minister of Athelstaneford, author of the celebrated poem entitled The Grave , was admitted advocate 7th August 1764, and soon obtained extensi...

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Andrew Birnie, Lord Saline (deceased)

Biographical Summary "Son of John Birnie of Birnie, and Jean, daughter of James Hamilton of Broomhill, was admitted advocate on the 14th June 1661, and elected Dean of Faculty 1st February 1675. He w...

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John Bothwell, Lord Holyroodhouse (b. - 1609)

Biographical Summary " John Bothwell , the Bishop of Orkney's edest son was, like his brother Francis, sent abroad to complete his education, where he formed numerous friendships, amongst others with...

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Adam Bothwell, Bishop of Orkney (c.1527 - 1593)

Biographical Summary Second son of Francis Bothwell, also a Judge, by Janet, daughter of Patrick Richardson of Meldrumsheugh, was preferred to the Bishopric of Orkney some time after the death of Bis...

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Sir Francis Bothwell MP (b. - c.1535)

Biographical Summary "Eldest son of Richard Bothwell, provost of Edinburgh in the time of James III., elder brother of Richard Bothwell, Rector of Ashkirk, father of Adam Bothwell Bishop, of Orkney, ...

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George Broun, of Colstoun (b. - 1766)

Biographical Summary "Son of Sir George Brown of Coalston, was admitted advocate 31st January 1734, and in 1748, appointed Sheriff-Depute of the county of Forfar. On the death of Peter Wedderburn of ...

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James Bannatyne, of Newhall (b. - c.1636)

Biographical Summary "Son of N.N. Bannatyne of Newtyle, was bred to the law, and appointed one of the Commissaries of Edinburgh. He was admitted as an Ordinary Lord on the 14th February 1626, and die...

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Sir James Balfour, of Pittendriech (1533 - 1583)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " James Balfour, Lord Pittendreich (c.1525 - 1583) was a Scottish judge and politician... ...The son of Sir Michael Balfour of Montquhanny, he was educated for the le...

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Sir David Balfour, Lord Forret (c.1623 - d.)

Biographical Summary Fourth son of Sir Michaet Balfour of Denmiln, was admitted advocate on the 29th January 1650. He was knighted, and appointed successor to Sir Andrew Ramsay of Abbotshall, 1674; t...

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William Baillie, Lord Polkemmet (b. - 1816)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary William Baillie, Lord Polkemmet (died 1816), was a Scottish judge. Baillie was the eldest son of Thomas Baillie, Writer to the Signet. He was admitted advocate 1758, ...

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Sir William Baillie, Lord Provand (b. - 1593)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary " William Baillie, Lord Provand (died 1593), was a Scottish judge... ...Baillie was of the family of Baillie of Lamington, first appears as a judge of the court of se...

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Sir William Macleod, Lord Bannatyne (1743 - 1833)

Biographical Summary Eldest son of Roderick Macleod, writer to the signet, was admitted advocate 22d January 1765. He was promoted to the bench on the death of Lord Swinton, and took his seat as Lord...

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Thomas Bellenden of Kilconquhar, Lord Newtyle (b. - 1587)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary "Thomas Bellenden of Kilconquhar, Lord Newtyle (drowned November 1591) was a Senator of the College of Justice at Edinburgh... ...The half-brother of Sir Lewis Bellen...

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Alexander Boswell, Lord Auchinleck (c.1707 - 1782)

Wikipedia Entry An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII ; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 518

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