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IV. Henry Spottiswoode, of that ilk, who, in many authentic writs, is designated nephew of the

said bishop Lighton, in the reign of king James II, leaving issue a son and successor :

V. James Spottiswoode, of that ilk, who married a daughter of Sir Adam Johnston, of that ilk, progenitor of the marquis of Armandale, omitted in the peerage, and by her he had a son William, his heir :

VI. William Spottiswoode, of that ilk, who married Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Hopepringle of Forsonee, by whom he had three sons and one daughter : 1, David, his heir : 2, John, who carried on the line of the family : 3, Hugh, who had a charter of the lands of Barnacht, 1555. This daughter Jean was married to William Hay of Barra, an honorable cadet of the illustrious house of Tweedale, of whom the Hays of Rauna Alderoiowns, etc., are descended. This William was a man of great bravery : he accompanied king James IV to England, in his unfortunate expedition at the battle of Flodclen, 1513. He was succeeded by his eldest son...

Daughter of my Lord Johnstone Ancestor to the present Marquiss of Annandale" (John Spotswood letter to Robert Rose, 12 February 1745 ) --- A daughter of Sir Adam Johnstone, of that ilk, progenitor of the marquis of Armandale, omitted in the peerage. _UID: B22A291808FE4C5B86A88D24628099D7FB5C

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