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date: 22 September 2020

Colville, James, first Lord Colville of Culrosslocked

(c. 1551–1629)
  • Arthur H. Williamson


Colville, James, first Lord Colville of Culross (c. 1551–1629), soldier and diplomat, was the first son of Sir James Colville, (b. 1532?, d. in or before 1562), laird of Easter Wemyss, and his wife, Janet, daughter of Sir Robert Douglas of Lochleven...

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