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Sir James Balfour of Denmiln and Kinnaird, first baronet (1600–1657) by unknown artist Scottish National Portrait Gallery


Balfour, Sir James, of Denmiln and Kinnaird, first baronet (1603/4–1657), antiquary and herald, was probably born at Denmiln, Fife, the son of Sir Michael Balfour of Denmiln (c.1580–1652), later MP for Fife and comptroller of the household to Charles I, and his wife, ...


Macfarlan, Walter, of Arrochar [of that ilk] (d. 1767), antiquary and chief of clan Macfarlan, was the second son of John Macfarlan of Arrochar (d. 1705), chief of clan Macfarlan, and Helen (d. 1741), daughter of Robert, second Viscount Arbuthnott. He was born, probably at ...