Gospatric, first earl of Lothian
- Andrew McDonald
Gospatric, first earl of Lothian (d. 1138), baron, was apparently the youngest son of Gospatric, earl of Northumbria, who fled to Scotland c.1072 and was given lands in Lothian by Malcolm III (r. 1058–93). Of the events of his life there is little record. His earliest mention in a Scottish writ comes ...