Helen Somerville of Cambusnethan

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Helen Somerville of Cambusnethan

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: August 13, 1536 (43-51)
Scotland, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir John Somerville of Cambusnethan, 1st Laird of Cambusnethan and Elizabeth Carmichael, of Balmedie
Wife of Robert Boyd, 4th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock
Mother of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Margaret Boyd
Sister of John 'Red Bag' Somerville, 2nd of Cambusnethan; Elizabeth Somerville; Agnes Somerville, Countess of Rothes and Janet Somerville

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About Helen Somerville of Cambusnethan

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Helen Somerville:


Helen Somerville[1]

  • F, #30619,
  • d. after 13 August 1536
  • Last Edited=2 Jun 2008

Helen Somerville married Robert Boyd, 4th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock, son of Alexander Boyd, 3rd Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Janet Colville, before 1518.[1]

She died after 13 August 1536.[1]

She was the daughter of Sir John Somerville.[1]

From before 1518, her married name became Boyd.[1]

Child of Helen Somerville and Robert Boyd, 4th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock

  • 1. Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock+[1] b. c 1517, d. 3 Jan 1589/90


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 261. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
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Helen Somerville of Cambusnethan's Timeline

Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 28
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 30
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, , Scotland
August 13, 1536
Age 47
Scotland, (Present UK)