Sir Alexander Napier of Lauriston, Kt.

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Alexander Napier of Lauriston, Kt.

Death: Died
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Son of Sir Archibald Napier, 7th Laird of Merchiston and Elizabeth Mowbray
Brother of Susannah Napier; Archibald Napier of Woolmet; Abellina Napier; Agnes Napier; Helen Napier and 1 other
Half brother of Anna Napier; Sir John Napier, 8th Lord of Merchiston; Francis Napier and Janet Napier

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About Sir Alexander Napier of Lauriston, Kt.

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"Sir Alexander of Lauriston, designed third son of Sir Archibald in a deed made in his favour 3 June 1595. He was served heir of his father in an annualrent from the lands and barony of Corstorphine 13 May 1617, and in part of the barony of Lauriston 19 September 1622. He was appointed one of the Senators of the College of Justice 14 February 1626, and he died in 1629. He married Mary Crawfurd, who is named as his widow on 13 July 1638, when she is described as future wife of Robert McAlexander of Crossclays, and by her had three children, to whom a bond was granted, 12 July 1630, namely Alexander, Elizabeth, born 13 August 1619, and Margaret, who died in 1650."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 416

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