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Thomas Borthwick

Death: Died
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Son of Andreas
Husband of Alison Bell
Father of Thomas de Borthwick, II and Sir William Borthwick, Kt.

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An ancestry has not been identified for Thomas Borthwick (aka Thomas of Borthwick), although, according to the tradition of the Borthwick family, they are descended from a Livonian Knight named Andreas Burtick, who was attached to the Court of Hungary. National Records of Scotland, Papers of the Borthwick Family reference GD1/1404 Andreas is said to have come to Scotland in the company of Edgar the Aetheling and his sister Margaret. [George Way of Plean and RomillySquire, Scottish Clan and Family Encyclopedia (harper Collins Publishers, 1994, pp. 74-5 for the Borthwick Family] Edgar died in about 1126 Wikipedia: Edgar the Aetheling and his sister Margaret, afterwards Saint Margaret of Scotland, died on 16 November 1093. Saint Margaret of Scotland

Thomas Borthwick (aka Thomas of Gordon) had a charter for the half-lands of Ligertwood from John of Gordon of that Ilk. The charter is undated but it belongs to the period 1357 X 1367. According to Sir James Balfour Paul, Thomas of Borthwick died before 1368 when William Borthwick is noticed in possession of the lands of Catcune in Midlothian. The Scots Peerage

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Borthwick, Midlothian, Scotland