John Lyon, 7th Lord of Glamis

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John Lyon (Holmes)

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Birthplace: East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
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Son of John Lyon, 6th Lord Glamis and Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis
Husband of Alice Holmes and Janet Keith
Father of Richard John Holmes; Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis; John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon; Margaret Lyon, Marchioness of Glamis and William Lyon
Brother of Elizabeth Forbes; Margaret Lyon and George de Weston Lamb
Half brother of Walter Campbell and John Campbell, II

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About John Lyon, 7th Lord of Glamis

Stirnet's "Lyon01" page (which is based on The Scots Peerage and A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage (AKA Burke's Peerage), 1934 edition; see link below) and The Peerage's record for this John (which is based on based on The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed. and A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage (AKA Burke's Peerage), 2003 edition; see link below) do not mention this John having any kind of marital or sexual union with anyone other than Jean/Janet Keith (daughter of Robert Keith by Elizabeth Douglas). Furthermore, they do not mention any use of the surname Holmes by this John, or the existence of any issue of this John that had or used that surname.


John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis is the son of John Lyon, 6th Lord Glamis and Janet Douglas. He married Janet Keith, daughter of Robert Keith, Master of Marischal and Lady Elizabeth Douglas, on 6 February 1542/43.2 He died before 18 September 1559.

    John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis gained the title of 7th Lord Glamis.1 
    He was imprisoned and sentenced to be executed, but was respited until he should attain majority, in the interim, he was orderd to be closely confined and his estates declared forfeited. On the death of King James V, he was released and restored to his estates and honours by Parliament, 15 March 1542/3.

Children of John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis and Janet Keith

1.Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

2.Margaret Lyon+1 d. Dec 1625

3.John Lyon, 8th Lord Glamis+ b. c 1544, d. 17 Mar 1578

Citations

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 VI, page 258. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

2.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2195. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis is the son of John Lyon, 6th Lord Glamis and Janet Douglas. He married Janet Keith, daughter of Robert Keith, Master of Marischal and Lady Elizabeth Douglas, on 6 February 1542/43. He died before 18 September 1559.

John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis gained the title of 7th Lord Glamis.

He was imprisoned and sentenced to be executed, but was respited until he should attain majority, in the interim, he was orderd to be closely confined and his estates declared forfeited. On the death of King James V, he was released and restored to his estates and honours by Parliament, 15 March 1542/3.

Children of John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis and Janet Keith

Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

Margaret Lyon+ d. Dec 1625

John Lyon, 8th Lord Glamis+ b. c 1544, d. 17 Mar 1578

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John Lyon, 7th Lord of Glamis's Timeline

1510
October 1510
East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
1521
1521
Age 10
1521
Age 10
1537
1537
Age 26
East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
1540
1540
Age 29
Scotland
1544
1544
Age 33
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
1547
December 30, 1547
Age 37
Glamis, Angushire, Scotland
1550
1550
Age 39
Northam, Devon, United Kingdom
1592
October 3, 1592
Age 82
East Stoke, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom