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Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall, first baronet (1573–1646) by George Jamesone, 1627 Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Hope, Sir Thomas, of Craighall, first baronet (1573–1646), advocate and politician, was the son of Henry Hope, an Edinburgh merchant of French descent, and his wife, Jacqueline de Tott (or de Jott). The couple witnessed the St Bartholomew's day massacre of Huguenots in ...

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Sir Archibald Johnston, Lord Wariston (bap. 1611, d. 1663) by George Jamesone Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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Johnston, Sir Archibald, Lord Wariston (bap. 1611, d. 1663), lawyer and politician, was baptized at Edinburgh on 28 March 1611, the son of James Johnston, a wealthy Edinburgh merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth, second daughter of the eminent lawyer Sir Thomas Craig of ...

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Murray, Sir Thomas, of Glendoick, baronet, Lord Glendoick (c. 1633–1684/5), lawyer and judge, was the second son of Thomas Murray of Cassochie and Woodend (d. 1666), advocate, and Jean, daughter of Anthony Murray, parson of Utricholm (perhaps Ulcombe) in Kent. The father was made sheriff-depute of ...