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date: 21 September 2019

Melville, Sir James, of Halhilllocked

(1535/6–1617)
  • Elaine Finnie Greig

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Melville, Sir James, of Halhill (1535/6–1617), diplomat and autobiographer, was the third son of Sir John Melville, fourth laird of Raith (d. 1548), and his second wife, Helen (d. in or after 1584), daughter of Sir Alexander Napier of Merchiston and his wife, ...

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