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About Andrew "the Wizard" MacFarlane
He was 12th Laird of Arrochar, and 9th Chief of Clan Farlane.
Heir-male of the ancient earldom of Lennox. Born circa 1500; died soon after 21December 1544 when he and his brothers, along with his heir, were charged by the Privy Council with having led over six hundred men in an attack on Rossdhu. Called “Anndra am fhiosrachair” Andrew the Wizard from his use of magic tricks which he picked up whilst a student in Rome he is reputed to have composed the clan Pibroch Thogail nam Bo; resigned his barony into the hands of his first cousin once removed Matthew, 13th Earl of Lennox, for regrant to his elder son on 17 July 1543. Married his fifth cousin Lady Margaret Cunningham, daughter of Cuthbert, 3rd Earl of Glencairn.