Laurence Oliphant, 3rd Lord Oliphant

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Laurence Oliphant

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Calder,Edinburgh,Midlothian,Scotland
Death: March 29, 1566 (60)
Immediate Family:

Son of Colin Oliphant, Master of Oliphant and Elizabeth Keith
Husband of Margaret Sandilands
Father of Laurence Oliphant, 4th Lord Oliphant; Jean Oliphant; Catherine Oliphant and Margaret Oliphant
Brother of William Oliphant of Newton, of Newton and Peter Oliphant of Turings
Half brother of Henry Sinclair, 5th Lord Sinclair; Barbara Sinclair "Lady Ruffenshall"; Janet Sinclair; Magnus Sinclair and Edward Sinclair

Occupation: Lord
Managed by: Oliver Marcus Stedall
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About Laurence Oliphant, 3rd Lord Oliphant

Laurence Oliphant, 3rd Lord Oliphant From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Laurence Oliphant, 3rd Lord Oliphant (died 1566) was a Scottish nobleman.

He was the son of Colin, Master of Oliphant (killed at the battle of Flodden in 1513), by Lady Elizabeth Keith, second daughter of William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal. He succeeded his grandfather John Oliphant, 2nd Lord Oliphant, in 1516, and was one of the Scottish nobles taken prisoner at the battle of Solway Moss on 25 November 1542, reaching Newark on 15 December, on the way to London. The annual value of his lands was then estimated at two thousand merks Scots.[1]

Oliphant remained in England in the custody of Sir Thomas Lee, knt., but on 1 July 1543 was allowed to be ransomed for eight hundred merks sterling, on condition that, along with other captive Scottish nobles, he should acknowledge Henry VIII of England as lord-superior, should co-operate in procuring him the government of Scotland, and should exert his influence to get the infant Queen Mary delivered to Henry, to be brought up in England. He later made no attempt to fulfil these pledges. In 1560 at a meeting at Aberdeen he nominally adhered to the Protestant cause, but probably never joined against Queen Mary.[1]

Oliphant died on 26 March 1566.[1]

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March 29, 1506
May 8, 1529
Age 23
Age 23
Age 27
Kelly, Scotland
March 29, 1566
Age 60