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Francis Napier

Birthdate: (52)
Birthplace: Merchiston, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: January 21, 1604 (52)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Archibald Napier, 7th Laird of Merchiston and Janet Bothwell
Husband of Margaret Mowbray
Brother of Janet Napier and Sir John Napier, 8th Lord of Merchiston
Half brother of Susannah Napier; Abellina Napier; Archibald Napier of Woolmet; Walter Napier of Woolmet; Helen Napier and 4 others

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About Francis Napier

The Scots peerage : founded on Wood's ed. of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom; Page 415 (

Francis, assayer at the Mint, of Hilhowsfleld in 1594, afterwards of Pitliver, and styled also of Croftangrie. He was a burgess of Edinburgh when he married, on 4 December 1586, Margaret, daughter of James Mowbray of Pitliver. She obtained a decreet of adherence against him 8 February 1600, and he died in January 1604. His widow married, secondly, William Mowbray, whose wife she was in 1607.

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Merchiston, Midlothian, Scotland
January 21, 1604
Age 52