James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair

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James Dalrymple

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Barr, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of James Dalrymple of Drummurchie; James Dalrymple and Janet Kennedy
Husband of Margaret Ross
Father of John Dalrymple, 1st Earl of Stair; Sir James Dalrymple of Cranstoun, 1st Baronet; Sir Hew Dalrymple, 1st Baronet of North Berwick; Elizabeth Dalrymple; Sarah Dalrymple and 6 others

Occupation: Legal Advocate 1648., Advocate 1648; Knighted 1664; Viscount 1690; President of Sessions Court, Edinburgh
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About James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair

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By Stephen Johnson (London)

Sir James Dalrymple - was born May 1619 and died 25th November 1695. He was buried on 12th December 1695 at St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh. He became an legal advocate in 1648. In 1657, he was appointed to Scotland's law commission by Oliver Cromwell but being an ardent royalist refused to take his orders from him. In gratitude for his loyalty to the Crown, James was knighted by King Charles II in 1664. During the reign of James II he went into exile in Holland and later returned with William of Orange in 1689 as part of the Glorious Revolution. In 1690, William of Orange - now King William III made James Dalrymple 1st Viscount Stair. To this day there is still an Earl Stair.


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James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair's Timeline

1619
May 1619
Barr, Ayrshire, Scotland
1620
1620
Auchinleck, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1648
1648
Age 28
Kyle, Ayrshire, Scotland
1650
1650
Age 30
Borthwick, Midlothian, Scotland
1652
1652
Age 32
Stair, East Ayrshire, Scotland
1653
1653
Age 33
Stair, East Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1654
1654
Age 34
1655
1655
Age 35
Barr, Ayrshire, Scotland
1658
1658
Age 38