Sir David Home of Wedderburn, 4th Baron

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David Hume of Wedderburn (Home of Wedderburn), 4th Baron

Also Known As: "Hume", "8th Baron of Wedderburn"
Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Wedderburn, Berwickshire, , Scotland
Death: September 3, 1650 (60-68)
Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland (Killed in Battle of Dunbar)
Place of Burial: Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir George Hume, 7th Baron of Wedderburn and Jean Haldane
Husband of Margaret Home
Father of Sir George Home, Bart. and Margaret Wylde
Brother of Anna Sterling (Home); George Hume, 8th Baron of Wedderburne; Mary Dundas; Margaret Home and Isobel Home

Occupation: 8th Baron of Wedderburn; M.P., Sheriff of Berwickshire in 1625; Colonel of Horse and Foot
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About Sir David Home of Wedderburn, 4th Baron

Sir David 1st Bart. succeeded 1617. Was named principal Sheriff of the county of Berwick in 1625, and created a Baronet by K. Charles I. between 1631 and 1640. He was an old man, killed at the battle of Dunbar in 1650, fighting against Cromwell. A great many of the Scottish prisoners taken in this battle were sold as slaves in Barbadoss. Married Margaret, daughter of Sir John Home of Cowdingknows, widow of Sir Mark Ker of Dolphinston or, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir James Home of Whiteriggs, Printed case.


  • Drummond's Histories of Noble British Families, William Pickering, London, 1844, Part VI., Dunbar, Hume and Dundas Families, page 24


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Sir David Home of Wedderburn, 4th Baron's Timeline

Wedderburn, Berwickshire, , Scotland
February 16, 1614
Age 28
Wedderburn, Berwickshire, Scotland
Age 29
September 3, 1650
Age 64
Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
Age 64