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About Jean Hepburn, Mistress of Caithness, Lady Morham

Lady Jean Hepburn died before 27 July 1599. Her will was probated on 27 July 1599.

  • parents: daughter of Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell and Agnes Sinclair.

married

  1. John Stewart, 1st Lord Darnley, son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Carmichael, on 4 January 1561/62.
  2. John Sinclair, Master of Caithness, son of George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness and Elizabeth Graham, from 10 December 1565 to 16 January 1566/67. She and John Sinclair, Master of Caithness were divorced on 17 July 1575.
  3. Reverend Archibald Douglas before 1599

Child of Lady Jean Hepburn and John Stewart, 1st Lord Darnley

  1. Francis Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Bothwell+2 b. c 1563, d. 4 Nov 1613

Children of Lady Jean Hepburn and John Sinclair, Master of Caithness

  1. Marie Sinclair7 d. a 20 Feb 1582
  2. George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness+7 b. 1566, d. Feb 1642/43
  3. Sir James Sinclair+7 b. a 1567
  4. Sir John Sinclair+7 b. a 1567, d. b 21 Dec 1627

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Lady Jean Hepburn1

F, #108325, d. before 27 July 1599

Last Edited=6 Feb 2011

Consanguinity Index=3.44%

    Lady Jean Hepburn was the daughter of Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell and Agnes Sinclair.2

,1 She married, firstly, John Stewart, 1st Lord Darnley, son of James V Stewart, King of Scotland and Elizabeth Carmichael, on 4 January 1561/62.3

She married, secondly, John Sinclair, Master of Caithness, son of George Sinclair, 4th Earl of Caithness and Lady Elizabeth Graham, from 10 December 1565 to 16 January 1566/67.4 She and John Sinclair, Master of Caithness were divorced on 17 July 1575.4

She married, thirdly, Reverend Archibald Douglas before 1599.3 She was also reported to have been married on 11 January 1561/62.5 

She died before 27 July 1599.4 Her will was probated on 27 July 1599.6

     From 4 January 1561/62, her married name became Stewart.3 From 16 January 1566/67, her married name became Sinclair. Her married name became Douglas.

Child of Lady Jean Hepburn and John Stewart, 1st Lord Darnley

  • 1.Francis Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Bothwell+2 b. c 1563, d. 4 Nov 1613

Children of Lady Jean Hepburn and John Sinclair, Master of Caithness

  • 1.Marie Sinclair4 d. a 20 Feb 1582
  • 2.George Sinclair, 5th Earl of Caithness+4 b. 1566, d. Feb 1642/43
  • 3.Sir James Sinclair+4 b. a 1567
  • 4.Sir John Sinclair+4 b. a 1567, d. b 21 Dec 1627

Citations

  • 1.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 242. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  • 2.[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 240. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 3.[S37] Volume 1, page 572. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 4.[S37] See. [S37]
  • 5.[S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 24. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  • 6.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 479.

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Jean Hepburn, Mistress of Caithness, Lady Morham's Timeline

1542
1542
Caithness, Scotland
1552
1552
Age 10
Murkle, Thurso, Caithness, Scotland
1560
1560
Age 18
Roslin,,Caithness,Scotland
1562
December 1562
Age 20
Probably Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland
1572
1572
Age 30
Murkle, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
1578
1578
Age 36
Canisbay, Caithness, , Scotland
1599
July 27, 1599
Age 57
Caithness, Scotland