John Murray of Drumcairn
Son of Andrew Murray, Lord Murray of Balvaird and Elizabeth Carnegie
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About Sir John Murray of Drumcairn, Lord Drumcairn
"Sir John, of Drumcairn, sometime Tutor of Stormont, was nominated an Ordinary Lord of Session in 1681; elected a commissioner for the county of Perth to the Parliaments of 1685 and 1686; nominated a Lord of Articles same year, and a Lord of Justiciary 1687. The heirs-portioners of Binn disponed that barony to him in 1667, and he was seised of the barony of Cumnock in Ayrshire 1679. He was patron of the Kirk of Strathmiglo. Sir John died about 1704, having married, at Edinburgh,1 January 1673, his first cousin Katherine, daughter of William Murray of Drumcairn."
SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VIII, page 202
- The Scots peerage, Vol. VIII, page 202