John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford

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John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford

Birthplace: Pitcruvie, Largo, Fife, Scotland
Death: Died in Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Lindsay, 9th Lord Lindsay, PC and Christian Hamilton of Haddington
Husband of Lady Margaret Frances Hamilton
Father of Anne Leslie Leslie, Duchess of Rothes; Lady Christian Lindsay; James Lindsay; John Lindsay; William Lindsay, Earl of Crawford and 3 others
Brother of Christian Lindsay
Half brother of Agnes Boyd; Marion A Boyd; Isabel Boyd; Christian Boyd; Helen Boyd and 2 others

Managed by: Peter James Herbert
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About John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford

Biographical Summary

"John, seventeenth Earl of Crawford, who assumed the dignity after the forfeiture of Earl Ludovic, was retoured heir to his father Robert, Lord Lindsay of the Byres, 1 October 1616, and by letters patent dated 8 May 1613, he was created Earl of Lindsay and Lord Parbroath... He was also created in 1641 an Extraordinary Lord of Session and a Commissioner of the Treasury...

...He died in 1678 at Tynninghame, and was succeeded by his fourth but eldest surviving son. He married Margaret, daughter of James, second Marquess of Hamilton."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. III, page 35-36

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John Lindsay, 17th Earl of Crawford's Timeline

Pitcruvie, Largo, Fife, Scotland
Age 20
Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 21
Cares, Fifeshire, Scotland
March 21, 1636
Age 25
December 3, 1639
Age 28
April 1644
Age 33
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
Age 67
Tyninghame, East Lothian, Scotland
Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom