Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

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Thomas Lyon

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: February 18, 1608 (68)
Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of John Lyon, 7th Lord of Glamis and Janet Keith
Husband of Agnes Lyon and Euphemia Lyon
Father of Anna Lyon; Margaret Lyon; John Lyon and Thomas Lyon
Brother of John, 8th Lord Glamis Lyon; Margaret Lyon, Marchioness of Glamis; William Lyon and Elizabeth Lyon
Half brother of Richard John Holmes

Occupation: Master of Glamis, Lord High Treasurer of Scotland
Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
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About Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis

Biographical Summary

"Sir Thomas. Except for the period 1575-78 which intervened between the birth of his nephew Patrick, ninth Lord Glamis, and the death of Patrick's father John, eighth Lord Glamis, he was heir-presumptive to the title, and was known as the Master of Glamis...

...On 20 January 1586-87 he was nominated one of the commissioners for considering grants out of the Crown lands, and on 9 February following one of the Extraordinary Lords of Session...

...He died 18 February 1608. When the King heard of the event he is said to have observed that the boldest and hardiest man in his dominions was dead...

...He married, first, after 1575, Agnes, third sister of Patrick, fifth Lord Gray...

...He married, secondly, in 1586, Eupham, daughter of William, fifth Earl of Morton."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VIII, page 284-288

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Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glamis's Timeline

Age 38
Glamis, Angus, Scotland
Age 40
Glamis, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 47
Letham, Angus, United Kingdom
Age 49
Scone, Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
February 18, 1608
Age 68
Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom