Sir William Lockhart of Lee, Kt.

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William Lockhart of Lee, Kt.

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Birthplace: Lee Castle, Auchenglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in France
Immediate Family:

Son of James William Lockhart of Lee and Martha Douglas
Husband of Margaret Hamilton; Mary Lockhart; Robina Lockhart and Margaret Lockhart
Father of William Lockhart, 1st Bart Of Carstairs; Robina Lockhart; Cromwell Lockhart; Julius Lockhart; Richard Lockhart and 3 others
Brother of Anne / Anna Lockhart; Sir John Lockhart of Castlehill, Lord Castlehill and Sir George Lockhart, Lord Carnwath
Half brother of Mary Crawford

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About Sir William Lockhart of Lee, Kt.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he married, and who later appointed Lockhart commissioner for the administration of justice in Scotland in 1652. He was also the English ambassador at the French court in 1656, where he greatly distinguished himself by his successful diplomacy. He also served at the Battle of the Dunes...

...He was the eldest son of James Lockhart of Lee (d. 1674). Sir George Lockhart (Lord Advocate) (c. 1630-1689) who was lord-advocate in Cromwell's time, was the second son of Sir James."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Lockhart of Lee', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 4 April 2012, 16:21 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Lockhart_of_Lee&oldid=485549539> [accessed 3 September 2012]


Sir William Lockhart of Lee (1621–1675), after fighting on the side of Charles I in the English Civil War, attached himself to Oliver Cromwell, whose niece he married, and who later appointed Lockhart commissioner for the administration of justice in Scotland in 1652. He was also the English ambassador at the French court in 1656, where he greatly distinguished himself by his successful diplomacy. He also served at the Battle of the Dunes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lockhart_of_Lee

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Lockhart,_William_(1621-1676)_(DNB00)


1 st baronet


Sources 1.[S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Stewart05: The Scots Peerage (Stewart of Blantyre) (Reliability: 3)

2.[S280] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Henderson01 (Reliability: 3)



            
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