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Crichton, William, of that ilk, first Lord Crichton (d. 1453), administrator and courtier  

Alan R. Borthwick

Crichton, William, of that ilk, first Lord Crichton (d. 1453), administrator and courtier, was the eldest son of Sir John Crichton of that ilk and his spouse, thought to have been Christian Grimslaw (who survived her husband). The family's principal seat was at ...

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Lyon, John, eighth Lord Glamis (c. 1544–1578), nobleman and administrator  

G. R. Hewitt

Lyon, John, eighth Lord Glamis (c. 1544–1578), nobleman and administrator, was the eldest son of John Lyon, seventh Lord Glamis (b. c. 1521, d. in or before 1559), and Janet, daughter of Robert Keith, Lord Keith, and sister of the fourth Earl Marischal...

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Norwich, Ralph of (d. 1258/9), administrator and royal clerk  

William Hunt

revised by Paul Brand

Norwich, Ralph of (d. 1258/9), administrator and royal clerk, was perhaps a native of Buckinghamshire. He was sent to Ireland as the king's messenger in May 1216, and having returned to England with a message from Geoffrey de Marisco, the justiciar, was on the accession of ...

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Sinclair, William, third earl of Orkney and first earl of Caithness (b. after 1407, d. 1480)  

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Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews  

Trevor Chalmers

Stewart, Alexander (c. 1493–1513), administrator and archbishop-designate of St Andrews, was the illegitimate son of James IV, king of Scots (1473–1513), and Marion Boyd. His mother, with whom James IV had a liaison between 1492 and 1494, was the daughter of Archibald Boyd...

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Stewart, James, earl of Arran (c. 1545–1596), courtier and administrator  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Stewart, James, earl of Arran (c. 1545–1596), courtier and administrator, was the second son of the eight children of Andrew Stewart, second Lord Ochiltree (1521?–1594?), and his first wife, Agnes Cunningham (d. in or after 1557), daughter of John Cunningham of Caprington...