Richard Rutherfurd of Littlehaugh

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Robert Rutherford (Rutherfurd)

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Hunthill, Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Rutherfurd of Hunthill and Isobel Davidson
Husband of Lilias Gladstanes
Father of John Rutherfurd of Capehope
Brother of George Rutherford; Andrew Rutherford; Percie Rutherfurd; Steven Rutherford; John Rutherfurd and 8 others
Half brother of Thomas Rutherford, of Hunthill and John Rutherford

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About Richard Rutherfurd of Littlehaugh

Extract from The Rutherfurds of that Ilk, and their cadets. by Thomas H. Cockburn-Hood (Edinburgh 1884) pages xviii (

Richard Rutherfoord, of Littlehaugh, third son of John, called "the Cock of Hunthill" and granduncle of Thomas, the second lord, was father of John Rutherfoord.

Extract from The Rutherfurds of that Ilk, and their cadets. by Thomas H. Cockburn-Hood (Edinburgh 1884) pages xlvii (

The third son of John the Cock of Hunthill was Richard Ruthirfurd of Littleheuch (Dickon-drawthe- Sword), the Provost of Jedburgh, who, with his father and brothers, led the valiant burghers to the fight at the Reidswire or Reidsquhair, upon 7th June 1575. The office was long held afterwards by his nephew, John of Bankend. In those troubled times it was one of great importance when five hundred stalwart men, " the Staffis," echoed their leader's slogan, " Jethart's here ; " and the Provost and his bailies had power to hang, drown, and justify." It was commonly therefore held by a member of one of the chief families in the neighbourhood. So late as 1746, Robert, Lord Ker, was Provost of Jedburgh.

Extract from The Scots Peerage (Volume VII) by Sir James Balfour Paul (Edinburgh 1910) page 382 (

William Ruthbrpurd of Littlelieuch, who may have been a son of John Rutherfurd of Hunthill. He had issue Richard, his heir. Richard Rutherfurd of Littleheugh, portioner of Caiphope, called ' Dickon draw the Sword,' was served heir to his father 2 March 1624, and died 1634. He married Lilias, daughter of James Gladstanes of Cocklaw and that Ilk.

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Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 74