Sir Archibald Stirling, Kt.

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Archibald Stirling, Kt.

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Death: April 23, 1668 (46-54)
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Dunblane, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Stirling, Kt. and Margaret Stirling
Husband of Elizabeth Stirling and Mause Murray
Father of Sir John Stirling, Kt., of Keir and Cawder and George Stirling
Brother of John Stirling; James Stirling and William Stirling

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About Sir Archibald Stirling, Kt.

Biographical Summary

"Sir Archibald Stirling of Garden, Knight (Lord Garden) - eldest surviving son of Sir John Stirling of Garden. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, where he matriculated in the spring of 1643. He studied law, and entered early into public life...

...On the eve of the Restoration, Sir Archibald was summoned by General Monck to London, with Glencairn and several other Royalists; and on the 14th February 1661, he was nominated one of the Senators of the College of Justice, when he assumed the title of Lord Garden...

...He married, first Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Patrick Murray of Elibank, Knight-Baronet, and Dame Elizabeth Dundas, his second wife. Their contract of marriage is dated 24th June 1637, and the marriage was celebrated at Edinburgh on the 9th of July...

...He married secondly Mause Murray, daughter of Sir James Murray of Kilbaberton by his wife Dame Katherine Weir, then Lady Elibank...

...Sir Archibald enjoyed the estates of Keir only a short time, having died in April 1668."

SOURCE: The Stirlings of Keir, and their family papers; Fraser, William Sir; page 62-66

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Sir Archibald Stirling, Kt.'s Timeline

June 9, 1617
East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
June 13, 1638
Age 21
Ochiltree, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
June 16, 1642
Age 25
April 23, 1668
Age 50
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Dunblane, Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom