John Fleming, 5th Lord Fleming

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About John Fleming, 5th Lord Fleming

Governor of Dumbarton Castle, Scotland in 1565

He was with Queen Mary Stuart in her flight from the Battle of Langside near Glasgow, 13 May 1568, and aided her escape to England. His lands were forfeited by Parliament 18 November 1569

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Succeeded his brother, James, 4th Lord Fleming, who died Dec 15, 1558, at age 24 years. John had a charter as second son of Malcom, Lord Fleming, and Janet Stewart, his wife, of the Lands of Sunderland in Selkirkshire and Mossfennan in Peebles on Sept 29, 1541. Appointed Great Chamberlain for Life by commission dated Jun 30, 1565, and had a gift under Privy Seal from Queen Mary of the Office of Master Usher of Her Majesty's Chambers during his lifetime.


Ist Earl of Wighton

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John Fleming, 5th Lord Fleming's Timeline

1535
1535
Probably Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1559
1559
Age 24
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1563
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Age 28
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1567
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Age 32
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1569
1569
Age 34
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1570
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Age 35
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1571
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Age 36
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1572
1572
Age 37
England
1572
Age 37