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Borthwick family (per. c. 1400–c. 1515), landowners and administrators witness of crown charters  

Alan R. Borthwick

Borthwick family (per. c. 1400–c. 1515), landowners and administrators, provided some significant servants to the Scottish crown, especially in the second half of the fifteenth century. There are problems in constructing this family's genealogy, as between c.1370 and 1544 all the heads of the family bore the Christian name ...

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Boyd family (per. c. 1300–c. 1480), landowners and administrators  

Roland J. Tanner

Boyd family (per. c. 1300–c. 1480), landowners and administrators, rose to prominence from a landed base in Ayrshire. The first member of the family to achieve national eminence was Sir Robert Boyd (d. 1333) under Robert I, even though he played an uncertain role in the early stages of the wars of independence. Certainly following the general submission of 1304 he entered English service as coroner of ...

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Boyd, Robert, first Lord Boyd (d. 1481/2)  

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Boyd, Thomas, first earl of Arran (d. before 1474)  

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Cathcart, Alan, of that ilk, first Lord Cathcart (c. 1430–1496), landowner and courtier  

Alan R. Borthwick

Cathcart, Alan, of that ilk, first Lord Cathcart (c. 1430–1496), landowner and courtier, was the eldest son of Alan Cathcart of that ilk; his mother's name is not known. Alan senior was a hostage in England for the ransom of James I from 1432 until exchanged for ...

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Dymoke, Sir John (d. 1381)  

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Dymoke, Sir Thomas (d. 1470)  

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Hamilton family (per. 1295–1479), landowners and administrators  

Alan R. Borthwick

Hamilton family (per. 1295–1479), landowners and administrators, is of uncertain origins. A now lost account of the family, supposedly written c.1450 (which in its reported form does not inspire much confidence), claims that the first Hamilton to arrive in Scotland was Sir Gilbert...

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Hamilton, James, first Lord Hamilton (c. 1410–1479)  

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Maxwell, Herbert, first Lord Maxwell (c. 1390–1453), courtier and landowner  

Alan R. Borthwick

Maxwell, Herbert, first Lord Maxwell (c. 1390–1453), courtier and landowner, was the eldest son of Sir Herbert Maxwell of Caerlaverock and his wife, Katherine, daughter of John Stewart of Dalswinton. The younger Herbert succeeded his father in 1420 and was knighted at the coronation of ...

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Tirel, Walter (d. in or before 1130), courtier and landowner  

C. Warren Hollister

Tirel, Walter (d. in or before 1130), courtier and landowner, was the son and heir of another Walter Tirel and was lord of Poix in Picardy, some 17 miles south-west of Amiens, and Domesday lord of Langham, Essex. He was a vassal of the ...