Sir James Carmichael, Lord Carmichael

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Sir James 1st Lord,Chamberlain of Scotland Carmichael, Lord Carmichael

Birthdate: (93)
Birthplace: Carmichael, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Lanarkshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Walter Carmichael, of Park and Grizzel Carmichael
Husband of Agnes Foulden Wilkie-Carmichael
Father of Sir James Carmichael of Bonnington, 1st Baronet; William Carmichael; Anne Carmichael and Captain John Carmichael
Brother of Marion Carmichael; Grizel Carmichael; Catherine Carmichael and Elizabeth Carmichael

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir James Carmichael, Lord Carmichael

Biographical Summary

"Sir James Carmichael was born 1579 ...

...On 18 September 1634 he was appointed Lord Justice-Clerk, on the decease of Sir George Elphinstoun, and Master of the Ceremonies in Scotland; he was also created a Privy Councillor...

...On 14 October 1636, on being appointed Treasurer-Depute, he resigned the office of Lord Justice-Clerk and Master of Ceremonies in favour of Sir John Hamilton of Orbistoun. He was admitted as an Ordinary Lord of Session on 6 March 1639, and he was also a Commissioner for holding Parliament...

...As a reward for his services he was created a Peer by Charles I. at Carisbrooke Castle 27 December 1647 by the title Lord Carmichael, with remainder to his heirs-male whatever...

...He married (contract dated 1 November 1603) Agnes Wilkie, daughter of William Wilkie, burgess of Lanark, ancestor of the family of Foulden, and sister-german of Robert Wilkin or Wilkie, minister at Douglas and afterwards Glasgow."

SOURCE: The Scots Peerage, Vol. IV, page 584-585

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Sir James Carmichael, Lord Carmichael's Timeline

1579
1579
Carmichael, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1610
1610
Age 31
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1612
1612
Age 33
Carmichael, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1613
November 18, 1613
Age 34
Carmichael, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1626
1626
Age 47
1672
December 29, 1672
Age 93
Lanarkshire, Scotland