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Cunningham, William, third earl of Glencairn (d. 1548), magnate  

Margaret H. B. Sanderson

Cunningham, William, third earl of Glencairn (d. 1548), magnate, was the only son of Cuthbert Cunningham, third Lord Kilmaurs and second earl of Glencairn (c. 1470–1540/41) [see under Cunningham family], and his wife, Marion Douglas (d. in or after 1511)...

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Douglas, William, ninth earl of Angus (1532/3–1591), magnate  

G. R. Hewitt

Douglas, William, ninth earl of Angus (1532/3–1591), magnate, was the son of Archibald Douglas of Glenbervie and Agnes Keith, daughter of William, second Earl Marischal. In 1552 he married Egidia, daughter of Robert Graham of Morphie; they had thirteen children—nine sons and four daughters. His paternal grandfather having been a son of ...

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Gordon, Charles (d. 1702)  

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Gordon, George, fifth earl of Huntly (d. 1576), magnate  

Allan White

Gordon, George, fifth earl of Huntly (d. 1576), magnate, was the second, but eldest surviving, son and heir of George Gordon, fourth earl of Huntly (1513–1562), and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Keith. Perhaps because he was a younger son little is known of his early life before 18 January 1554, when he was contracted to marry ...

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Ker, Sir Thomas, of Ferniehirst (d. 1586), border chieftain and administrator  

Maureen M. Meikle

Ker, Sir Thomas, of Ferniehirst (d. 1586), border chieftain and administrator, was the second son of Sir John Ker (d. 1562), laird of Ferniehirst, and his wife, Katherine Ker of Cessford. Thomas inherited the Ferniehirst estates on his father's death in 1562 and married ...

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Stewart, Matthew, thirteenth or fourth earl of Lennox (1516–1571), magnate and regent of Scotland  

Marcus Merriman

Stewart, Matthew, thirteenth or fourth earl of Lennox (1516–1571), magnate and regent of Scotland, was born in Dumbarton Castle on 21 September 1516, the eldest surviving son of John Stewart, twelfth or third earl of Lennox (d. 1526), and his wife, Elizabeth (...

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Matthew Stewart, thirteenth or fourth earl of Lennox (1516–1571) by Livinus de Vogelaare, 1567–8 [kneeling, third from right, in The Memorial of Lord Darnley] The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Stuart [Stewart], Esmé, first duke of Lennox (c. 1542–1583), courtier and magnate  

Rosalind K. Marshall

Stuart [Stewart], Esmé, first duke of Lennox (c. 1542–1583), courtier and magnate, was born in France, the only child of John Stewart or Stuart (d. 1567), fifth seigneur d'Aubigny, and his wife, Anne de La Queulle (d. 1579), fourth daughter and coheir of ...