Francis Bothwell

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Francis Bothwell

Death: July 24, 1614
Immediate Family:

Son of Adam Bothwell, Bishop of Orkney and Margaret Murray
Brother of John Bothwell, 1st Lord Holyroodhouse and Jean Bothwell

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Francis Bothwell

Biographical Summary

"Mr. Francis, Servitour to His Majesty, held the office of Master Carver to the King; he had a royal charter of the lands of Over and Nether Stewartoun, Peebleshire, 14 June 1589...

...He was slain in a feud near Tantallon Castle on 24 July 1614 by Robert Douglas, son of John Douglas, M.A., parson of Longformacus. He married his cousin Margaret, daughter of Allan Couttis, elder of Grange."

SOURCE: The Scots Peerage, Volume IV, page 430

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July 24, 1614