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William Cunningham, 6th Earl of Glencairn

Also Known As: "Cunningham;Cuninghame;Cunynghame;"
Birthdate: (48)
Birthplace: Glencairn, , Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
Death: Died in Lochinver, Sutherland, Scotland, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Cunninghame, 5th Earl of Glencairn and Lady Janet Hamilton
Husband of Lady Janet Cunningham, and Janet Gordon of Lochinvar, Countess Glengairn
Father of Margaretha Cunningham of Glencairn; James Cunningham, 7th Earl of Glencairn; Isabell Cunningham; Catherine Cunningham; Elizabeth Cunningham and 2 others
Brother of Margaret Cunningham; James Cunningham, Prior of Lesmahago, and Isobel Cunningham
Half brother of Alexander Cunningham, Laird of Montgreen, Commendator of Kilwinning and Janet Cunningham

Occupation: Earl 6 of Glencairn, Earl of Glencairn
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About William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn

From Darryl Lundy's Peeerage page on William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn

http://thepeerage.com/p15057.htm#i150565

William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn [1]

  • M, #150565,
  • b. 1535,
  • d. from 1576 to 24 February 1579/80
  • Last Edited=20 Feb 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.04%

William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn was born in 1535.

He married Janet Gordon, daughter of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar and Margaret Crichton, on 24 August 1549.[3]

He died from 1576 to 24 February 1579/80.[1]

He was the son of Alexander Cuninghame, 5th Earl of Glencairn and Lady Janet Hamilton.[2]

He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Glencairn [S., 1488] on 23 December 1574.[3]

He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Kilmaurs [S., 1464] on 23 December 1574.[3]

Child of William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn

  • 1. Lady Jean Cunningham2

Children of William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn and Janet Gordon

  • 1. Lady Margaret Cuninghame2
  • 2. Lady Elizabeth Cuninghame2
  • 3. Lady Susannah Cuninghame+4
  • 4. unknown son Cuninghame5
  • 5. James Cuninghame, 7th Earl of Glencairn+2 b. c 1552, d. a Mar 1630

Citations

  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 493. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 994.
  • 4. [S4592] Penelope Thomson, "re: Thomson Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 19 April 2010. Hereinafter cited as "re: Thomson Family."
  • 5. [S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976), volume 1, page 994. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Cunningham,_6th_Earl_of_Glencairn From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Cunningham, 6th Earl of Glencairn (after 1530 – circa 1578)

Biography

He was the son of Alexander Cunningham, 5th Earl of Glencairn and Janet Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Arran. He married sometime before 24 August 1549 to Janet Gordon of Lochinvar (died 18 November 1596). She was the daughter of Sir James Gordon of Lochinvar and Margaret Crichton. They had the following children:[1]

  • James Cunningham, 7th Earl of Glencairn
  • John Cunningham, Laird of Ross
  • Lady Jean Cunningham who married George Haldane of Gleneagles (died 18 October 1574). After his death she married Roger Kirkpatrick of Closeburn.
  • Lady Katherine Cunningham who married Robert Fergusson, 9th Laird of Craigdarroch (died about 1613).
  • Lady Margaret Cunningham who married Sir Lachlan Mor Maclean of Duart (died 5 August 1598)
  • Lady Elizabeth Cunningham who married (1) in 1579 to James Crawford of Auchinames. After his death she married Alexander Cuninghame, 5th Laird of Craigends. Elizabeth died before 7 September 1614.
  • Lady Susannah Cunningham who married John Napier of Kilmahew

William died between 1576 and 24 February 1579/80.

William is a 14th great-grandfather of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge.

References

Jump up ^ "The Cunningham family of Glencairn". Geocities. Archived from the original on 2009-10-25. Retrieved 2009-04-13.

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6. William Cunningham, 6th Earl of Glencairn; married before 24 Aug 1549 to Janet Gordon (died 18 Nov 1596), daughter of Sir John of Lochinvar and Margaret Crichton. William died between 1576 and 24 Feb 1579/80.

http://webspace.webring.com/people/gu/um_8463/gene/glencairn.htm


     William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn was born in 1535. He married Janet Gordon, daughter of Sir John Gordon of Lochinvar and Margaret Crichton, on 24 August 1549.3 He died from 1576 to 24 February 1579/80.1

  • He was the son of Alexander Cuninghame, 5th Earl of Glencairn and Lady Janet Hamilton.2 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Glencairn [S., 1488] on 23 December 1574.3 He succeeded to the title of 6th Lord Kilmaurs [S., 1464] on 23 December 1574.3

Child of William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn

  • Lady Jean Cunningham2

Children of William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn and Janet Gordon

  1. Lady Margaret Cuninghame2
  2. Lady Elizabeth Cuninghame2
  3. Lady Susannah Cuninghame+4
  4. unknown son Cuninghame5
  5. James Cuninghame, 7th Earl of Glencairn+2 b. c 1552, d. a Mar 1630

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Citations


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William Cuninghame, 6th Earl of Glencairn's Timeline

1532
1532
Glencairn, , Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
1544
1544
Age 12
Dumfries, Dumfries-shire, Scotland
1550
1550
Age 18
Scotland
1552
1552
Age 20
Glenorchy,,Argyllshire,Scotland
1554
1554
Age 22
Taynuilt, Argyll, Scotland
1555
1555
Age 23
1557
1557
Age 25
Lochinver, Sutherland, Scotland
1567
1567
Age 35
Lochinver, Sutherland, Scotland, United Kingdom
1580
October 18, 1580
Age 48
Lochinver, Sutherland, Scotland, (Present UK)