Robert Preston, Lord Preston
Son of John Preston and Grixel Preston (Coville)
|Managed by:||Alisdair James Smyth|
About Robert Preston, Lord Preston
"Sir Robert Preston of Preston - Second son of Sir John Preston of Valleyfield, obtained a charter of the lands of Preston, in Mid Lothian, on the 20th August 1663. He was knighted, and admitted an Ordinary Lord on the 4th March 1672, in place of Sir John Scougall of Whitekirk, and died in October 1674, while on a visit to Valleyfield."
An Historical Account of the Senators of the College of Justice: From Its Institution in MDXXXII; by George Brunton, David Haig; 1832; Page 401