James Foulis, II
|Also Known As:||"James de Foulis"|
|Birthplace:||Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland|
|Death:||Died in Colinton, Midlothian, Scotland|
|Managed by:||Douglas John Nimmo|
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About Sir James Foulis, Kt., of Colinton
Sir James Foulis (died 1549), was a Scottish judge.
Foulis was the son and heir of James de Foulis of Edinburgh (a skinner) and his wife Margaret, who was herself herself the daughter of Sir James Henderson of Fordell, Fifeshire, Lord Advocate to James IV of Scotland. In 1519 he acquired from the Master of Glencairn the lands of Colinton. Thereafter his family would incorporate Colinton into their names.