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Sir Lewis Craig of Riccartoun, Lord Wrightslands

Also Known As: "Louis Craig"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Master Thomas Craig of Riccartoun, advocate and Helen Heriot
Husband of Mary Somerville and Beatrix Craig
Father of Thomas Craig of Riccarton; Mr. Robert Craig, advocate; Elizabeth Craig; Janet Craig; John Craig and 3 others
Brother of Elizabeth Johnston; James Craig; Margaret Gibson; Janet Craig and Dr John Craig

Managed by: Stephanie Czadzeck White
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About Sir Lewis Craig of Riccartoun, Lord Wrightslands

SIR LEWIS CRAIG OF RICCARTOUN, LORD WRIGHTSLANDS

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir Lewis Craig, Lord Wrightslands (1569-1622), was a Scottish judge...

...Craig was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton, by Helen, daughter of Heriot of Traboun. He was educated at Edinburgh University, where he graduated M.A. in 1597. He studied the civil law at Poitiers, was admitted a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 1600, knighted and appointed an ordinary lord of session in 1604-5."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Lewis Craig', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 April 2012, 17:52 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lewis_Craig&oldid=485564030> [accessed 28 November 2012]

Notes

LOUIS/LEWIS5 CRAIG, SIR (THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ALEXANDER2, WILLIAM1) was born Bet. 1568 - 1569 in Riccarton, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, and died 06 Jan 1621/22 in Riccarton, Edinbug, Midlothian, Scotland. He married (1) BEATRIX CHIRNSIDE. She was born in East Nisbet, Berwickshire, Scotland, and died Aft. 1610. He married (2) MARY SOMERVILLE Aft. 1610.

More About LOUIS/LEWIS CRAIG, SIR:

Occupation: 1604, Raised to the bench

Title (Facts Pg): *B Wrights - Source: Landed Gentry, c/o Medieval Families Unit, Salt Lk City UT

More About LOUIS/LEWIS CRAIG and MARY SOMERVILLE:

Marriage: Aft. 1610

Child of LOUIS/LEWIS CRAIG and BEATRIX CHIRNSIDE is:

6. i. THOMAS6 CRAIG, b. 1610, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland; d. 27 Sep 1663, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

Evidence from the National Records of Scotland

12 February 1629: Letters of general charge, at instance of Sir John Seaton of Barnes, kt, to Thomas Craig to enter heir to his father Sir Lewis Craig of Ricartoun [Riccarton], kt. Endorsed: Execution dated 25 Jun 1629. National Records of Scotland, Papers of Clerk family of Penicuik, Midlothian, reference GD18/2277

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Sir Lewis Craig of Riccartoun, Lord Wrightslands's Timeline

1568
1568
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1585
1585
Age 17
Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom
1605
1605
Age 37
1607
1607
Age 39
1610
March 15, 1610
Age 42
Riccarton,Edignburgh,Midlothian,Scotland
1612
1612
Age 44
of Riccarton
1614
1614
Age 46
1615
1615
Age 47
1622
January 16, 1622
Age 54
Scotland
1624
1624
Age 54
Holms Glengavel, Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland