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Home, Alexander, fifth Lord Homelocked

(c. 1525–1575)
  • Maureen M. Meikle

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Home, Alexander, fifth Lord Home (c. 1525–1575), nobleman, was the eldest son of George Hume or Home, fourth Lord Hume (d. 1549), and his wife, Dame Mariota Haliburton. He was probably sixteen when his curators were chosen, about 1541. He had acquired his father's titles and estates by March 1550, though these were not ratified by retour until 16 April 1551. There was a rumour that he would be offered the ...

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