George Seton, 5th Lord Seton1

M, #109521, b. 1531, d. 8 January 1585/86
Last Edited=24 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.48%
George Seton, 5th Lord Seton, 1570 2
     George Seton, 5th Lord Seton was born in 1531.3 He was the son of George Seton, 4th Lord Seton and Elizabeth Hay.4 A contract for the marriage of George Seton, 5th Lord Seton and Isabel Hamilton was signed on 2 August 1550.3,4 He died on 8 January 1585/86.3
     He was educated at France.4 He succeeded to the title of 5th Lord Seton [S., 1451] on 17 July 1549.1 He partipicated in an ordinance between 1557 and 1559; Provost of Edinburgh.4 On 17 December 1557 he was appointed by the Scottish Parliament to attend the marriage of Mary Queen of Scots with the Dauphin of France.4 He held the office of Master of the Household to Mary Queen of Scots in 1563.4 In 1568 he fled to Low Countries after Mary Queen of Scots defeat at the Battle of Langside.4 He was a waggoner between 1568 and 1570.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1573.4 He held the office of Scottish Ambassador to France in 1583.4

Children of George Seton, 5th Lord Seton and Isabel Hamilton

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 437. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 635.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1285. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Lady Henrietta Stuart1

F, #109522, b. circa 1573, d. 2 September 1642
Last Edited=5 Oct 2012
Henrietta, Marchioness of Huntly
by George Jamesone 2
     Lady Henrietta Stuart was born circa 1573. She was the daughter of Esmé Stuart, 1st Duke of Lennox and Catherine de Balsac.3,1 She married George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly, son of George Gordon, 5th Earl of Huntly and Lady Anne Hamilton, on 21 July 1588.4 She died on 2 September 1642.4
     As a result of her marriage, Lady Henrietta Stuart was styled as Countess of Huntly on 21 July 1588. From 21 July 1588, her married name became Gordon. As a result of her marriage, Lady Henrietta Stuart was styled as Marchioness of Huntly on 17 April 1599.

Children of Lady Henrietta Stuart and George Gordon, 1st Marquess of Huntly

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 437. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2764. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 52.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XII/1, page 319.

Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus1

M, #109523, b. circa 1609, d. 16 April 1655
Last Edited=20 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.48%
     Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus was born circa 1609.1 He was the son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas and Hon. Margaret Hamilton.1 He married, firstly, Lady Anne Stuart, daughter of Esmé Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox and Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold), between November 1629 and May 1630.2 He married, secondly, Jean Wemyss, daughter of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Hon. Anna Balfour, on 26 April 1649.2 He was also reported to have been married on 16 August 1630. He died on 16 April 1655 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.1 He was also reported to have died on 16 January 1655.3
     He was styled as Lord Douglas between 1613 and 1633.1 He was styled as Earl of Angus between 1613 and 1633.1 He was styled as Earl of Angus between 1633 and 1651.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in May 1636.1 He held the office of Extraordinary Lord of Session [Scotland] between 9 February 1639 and 13 November 1641.1 Between 1646 and 1653 he succeeded his brother to the command of the Douglas Regiment in France, but spent most of this time in Scotland.2 He was created 1st Lord Bothwell and Hartside [Scotland] on 3 April 1651, but also did not pass the Great Seal.1 He was created 1st Earl of Ormond [Scotland] on 3 April 1651, but did not pass the Great Seal due to Cromwell's invasion of Scotland.1 He had another son and two daughters by his first wife.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.4
     

Child of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus and Lady Anne Stuart

Children of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus and Jean Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 437. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 438.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1743. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Colonel Lord James Douglas1

M, #109524, b. 1617, d. 21 October 1645
Last Edited=12 Apr 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.48%
     Colonel Lord James Douglas was born in 1617.2 He was the son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas and Hon. Margaret Hamilton.1 He died on 21 October 1645 at Douai, France, killed in action.1 He was buried at St. Germain des Prés, Paris, France.1
     He was also known as William Douglas.1 He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the Scots Regiment in the French Army.2 He fought in the siege of Douai on 21 October 1645.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Anne Stuart1

F, #109525, b. 23 November 1614, d. 16 August 1646
Last Edited=5 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.01%
     Lady Anne Stuart was baptised on 23 November 1614 at St. Anne's Church, Blackfriars, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Esmé Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox and Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold).1 She married Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas and Hon. Margaret Hamilton, between November 1629 and May 1630.1 She was also reported to have been married on 16 August 1630. She died on 16 August 1646 at age 31.1 She was buried at Douglas, Scotland.1
      From 16 August 1630, her married name became Douglas.

Child of Lady Anne Stuart and Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Hon. Anne Hamilton1

F, #109526, b. between 1660 and 1664, d. 14 August 1680
Last Edited=17 Jan 2011
     Hon. Anne Hamilton was born between 1660 and 1664. She was the daughter of George Hamilton, 4th Lord Hamilton and Elizabeth Fagan.1 She married John Browne, son of George Browne and Alicia Bingham, circa 27 May 1680.1 She died on 14 August 1680, without issue.2 She was buried on 17 August 1680.2
      From circa 27 May 1680, her married name became Browne.2

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1577. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume II, page 419. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.

Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold)1

F, #109527, b. circa 1592, d. 21 August 1637
Last Edited=5 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) was born circa 1592.2 She was the daughter of Sir Gervase Clifton, 1st Lord Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) and Catherine Darcy.2 She married, firstly, Esmé Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox, son of Esmé Stuart, 1st Duke of Lennox and Catherine de Balsac, in 1609.3 She married, secondly, James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Abercorn, son of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn and Marion Boyd, circa 1632.2 She died on 21 August 1637 at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.4,5 She was buried on 17 September 1637 at Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, 'without ceremonie.4' Her will was probated on 15 January 1638/39.2
     She was also known as Catherine Clifton.2 She succeeded to the title of 2nd Baroness Clifton, of Leighton Bromswold [E., 1608] in October 1618.6 As a result of her marriage, Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) was styled as Countess of March on 7 June 1619.3 As a result of her marriage, Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) was styled as Duchess of Lennox on 16 February 1623/24. As a result of her marriage, Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) was styled as Dowager Duchess of Lennox on 30 July 1624.2 On 28 November 1632 she obtained a Royal Licence to retain her rank as Duchess of Lennox.7 Her last will was dated 12 August 1637.

Children of Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) and Esmé Stuart, 3rd Duke of Lennox

Children of Katherine Clifton, Baroness Clifton (of Leighton Bromswold) and James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Abercorn

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 3.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 4. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VII, page 608.
  5. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 2. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 309.
  7. [S323] Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's The Peerage of Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland: David Douglas, 1904), volume I, page 49. Hereinafter cited as The Scots Peerage.
  8. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 258.
  9. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 310.
  10. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 330.
  11. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1035. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  12. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 5.

Jean Wemyss1

F, #109528, d. 5 January 1715
Last Edited=4 Sep 2008
     Jean Wemyss was the daughter of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Hon. Anna Balfour.1 She married, firstly, Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus, son of William Douglas, 1st Marquess of Douglas and Hon. Margaret Hamilton, on 26 April 1649.1 She married, secondly, George Gordon, 15th Earl of Sutherland, son of John Gordon, 14th Earl of Sutherland and Lady Jean Drummond, on 11 August 1659.1 She died on 5 January 1715.2
     She was also known as Jean Charteris. From 26 April 1649, her married name became Douglas. From 11 August 1659, her married name became Gordon.

Children of Jean Wemyss and Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus

Children of Jean Wemyss and George Gordon, 15th Earl of Sutherland

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 1743. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 184.

David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss1

M, #109529, b. 6 September 1610, d. July 1679
Last Edited=21 Oct 2009
Consanguinity Index=1.09%
David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss
by David Scougall 2
     David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss was born on 6 September 1610. He was the son of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jane Gray. He married, firstly, Hon. Anna Balfour, daughter of Robert Balfour, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Margaret Balfour, Baroness Balfour of Burleigh, on 4 February 1627. He married, secondly, Lady Eleanor Fleming, daughter of John Fleming, 2nd Earl of Wigton and Margaret Livingstone, on 4 April 1650. He married, thirdly, Lady Margaret Leslie, daughter of John Leslie, 6th Earl of Rothes and Lady Anne Erskine, on 13 January 1653 at Sheriffhall, Scotland.3 He died in July 1679 at age 68.
     He gained the title of 2nd Earl of Wemyss.1

Children of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Hon. Anna Balfour

Child of David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss and Lady Margaret Leslie

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 365.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 952. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 438.

Hon. Anna Balfour1

F, #109530, d. 10 November 1649
Last Edited=29 Jan 2011
     Hon. Anna Balfour was the daughter of Robert Balfour, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Margaret Balfour, Baroness Balfour of Burleigh.2,1 She married David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss, son of John Wemyss, 1st Earl of Wemyss and Jane Gray, on 4 February 1627. She died on 10 November 1649.
     She was also known as Jean Balfour.2

Children of Hon. Anna Balfour and David Wemyss, 2nd Earl of Wemyss

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 174. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 438. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.