Robert Balfour, Lord Balfour of Burleigh1

M, #109531, d. 10 August 1663
Last Edited=19 Dec 2008
     Robert Balfour, Lord Balfour of Burleigh married by contract, firstly, Margaret Balfour, Baroness Balfour of Burleigh, daughter of Sir Michael Balfour, 1st Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Margaret Lundin, on 30 August 1606.2 He married, secondly, Margaret (?) before 1639.3 He died on 10 August 1663 at Burleigh Castle, Orwell, Kinross-shire, Scotland.2 He was buried on 12 August 1663.2
     He was given the name of Robert Arnot at birth.2 His name was legally changed to Robert Balfour.2 On 25 January 1621 he sat as a Peer in Parliament.2 He was styled as Lord Balfour of Burleigh on 25 January 1621.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland].2 He was a Commissioner for a peace treaty with England in 1640.3 He held the office of President of the Session on 11 June 1640.2 He was a Commissioner for a peace treaty with England in 1641.3 He fought in the Battle of Aberdeen on 12 September 1644, where he was defeated by Montrose.2 He fought in the Battle of Kilsyth on 15 August 1645, where he was again defeated by Montrose.2 He was a Commissioner of the Treasury and Exchequer in 1649.2 He was Colonel of the county Fife in 1649.2 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.4
     

Children of Robert Balfour, Lord Balfour of Burleigh and Margaret Balfour, Baroness Balfour of Burleigh

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 380.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 174. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  4. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Balfour, Robert". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  5. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Hon. Maud Elizabeth Aurora Young1

F, #109532, b. 8 March 1989
Last Edited=1 Nov 2013
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Hon. Maud Elizabeth Aurora Young was born on 8 March 1989.2 She is the daughter of William Aldus Thoby Young, 3rd Baron Kennet and Hon. Josephine Mary Keyes.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1564. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2136. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas1

M, #109533, b. 1646, d. 25 February 1699/0
Last Edited=20 Nov 2008
Consanguinity Index=0.21%
     James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas was born in 1646.1 He was the son of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Angus and Lady Anne Stuart.1 He married by contract, firstly, Lady Barbara Erskine, daughter of John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar and Jean Mackenzie, on 7 September 1670.1 He married by contract, secondly, Lady Mary Kerr, daughter of Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian and Lady Jean Campbell, on 13 December 1692 at Newbattle Abbey, Newbattle, Scotland.1 He died on 25 February 1699/0 at Douglas, Scotland.1 He was buried on 1 March 1699/0 at Douglas, Scotland.1
     He was styled as Earl of Angus between 1655 and 1660.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Abernethy and Jedburgh Forest [S., 1633] on 19 February 1659/60.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Marquess of Douglas [S., 1633] on 19 February 1659/60.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Angus [S., 1633] on 19 February 1659/60.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland].1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of Nationary Biography.2
     

Child of James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas and Lady Barbara Erskine

Children of James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas and Lady Mary Kerr

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. [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.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume IV, page 439.
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Lady Barbara Erskine1

F, #109534, d. August 1690
Last Edited=28 Dec 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.4%
     Lady Barbara Erskine was the daughter of John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar and Jean Mackenzie.1 A contract for the marriage of Lady Barbara Erskine and James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas was signed on 7 September 1670.1 She died in August 1690.1 She died in August 1690.
      From 7 September 1670, her married name became Douglas.

Child of Lady Barbara Erskine and James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas

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 IV, page 439.

John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar1

M, #109535, d. September 1668
Last Edited=7 Oct 2012
Consanguinity Index=1.46%
     John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar was the son of John Erskine, 20th/3rd Earl of Mar and Lady Jean Hay.2 He married, firstly, Lady Elizabeth Scott, daughter of Walter Scott, 1st Earl of Buccleuch and Lady Mary Hay, circa 1641.3 He married, secondly, Jean Mackenzie, daughter of George Mackenzie, 2nd Earl of Seaforth and Barbara Forbes, circa 8 October 1647.3 He died in September 1668 at Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland.4
     He fought in the Battle of Philiphaugh in 1645.3 He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Mar [S., 1565] in 1653.3 He succeeded to the title of 9th Lord Erskine [S., 1438] in 1653.3 He succeeded to the title of 21st Earl of Mar [S., c. 1115] in 1653.1 He held the office of Captain and Governor of Stirling Castle in 1661.3 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1660/61.3 He gained the rank of Captain in 1662 in the service of the Scots Guards.3

Children of John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar and Jean Mackenzie

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 2608. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 425.
  5. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."


Jean Mackenzie1

F, #109536
Last Edited=31 Dec 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.07%
     Jean Mackenzie was the daughter of George Mackenzie, 2nd Earl of Seaforth and Barbara Forbes.1,2 She married, secondly, Andrew Fraser, 3rd Lord Fraser, son of Andrew Fraser, 2nd Lord Fraser.2 She married, firstly, John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar, son of John Erskine, 20th/3rd Earl of Mar and Lady Jean Hay, circa 8 October 1647.2
      Her married name became Fraser.2 From circa 8 October 1647, her married name became Erskine.1 As a result of her marriage, Jean Mackenzie was styled as Countess of Mar in 1653.

Children of Jean Mackenzie and John Erskine, 21st/4th Earl of Mar

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 1, page 978. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S3508] S. Thomson, "email: Kirwan Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 16 January 2009 - 12 February 2010. Hereinafter cited as "email: Kirwan Family."

Hon. Easter Donatella Young1

F, #109537, b. 2 April 1949
Last Edited=16 May 2013
     Hon. Easter Donatella Young was born on 2 April 1949.1 She is the daughter of Wayland Hilton Young, 2nd Baron Kennet and Elizabeth Ann Adams.1 She married Frank Joffre Russell in 1981.2
     She was educated at Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, England.1 From 1981, her married name became Russell.1 She was education officer with the London Borough, Brent.2

Children of Hon. Easter Donatella Young and Frank Joffre Russell

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1564. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2136. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Mary Kerr1

F, #109538, b. October 1674, d. 22 January 1735/36
Last Edited=23 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=4.15%
     Lady Mary Kerr was baptised in October 1674 at Newbattle, Scotland.1 She was born before October 1674.1 She was the daughter of Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian and Lady Jean Campbell.1 A contract for the marriage of Lady Mary Kerr and James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas was signed on 13 December 1692 at Newbattle Abbey, Newbattle, Scotland.1 She died on 22 January 1735/36 at age 61 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2 She was buried at Holyrood House, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.2
      From 13 December 1692, her married name became Douglas.

Children of Lady Mary Kerr and James Douglas, 2nd Marquess of Douglas

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 IV, page 439.
  3. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian1

M, #109539, b. 8 March 1636, d. 15 February 1702/3
Last Edited=23 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.05%
Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian
by Simon Verelst, 1678 2
     Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian was born on 8 March 1636 at Newbottle, Scotland.3 He was the son of William Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian and Lady Anne Kerr.3,4 A contract for the marriage of Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian and Lady Jean Campbell was signed in January 1660/61.4 He died on 15 February 1702/3 at age 66.4
      In 1658 he unsuccessfully claimed the Earldom of Roxburghe.4 He fought in the Third Dutch War in 1673.4 He gained the rank of Captain before 1675 in the service of the Roxburghshire Militia Horse.4 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Ker of Newbattle [S., 1631] in October 1675.4 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Lothian [S., 1631] in October 1675.3 He was a Commissioner of Supply between 1678 and 1696.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) between January 1686 and September 1686.4 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1689.4 He held the office of Justice-General [Scotland] between 1689 and 1702/3.4 He was Commissioner of the Excheuqer and Treasury in 1690.4 He held the office of Sheriff Principal of Midlothian in 1690.4 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Ancrame [S., 1633] on 11 September 1690.3 He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Kerr of Nisbet, Langnewton and Dolphinstoun [S., 1633] on 11 September 1690.3 He held the office of Lord High Commissioner of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.4 He succeeded to the title of 1st Viscount of Briene [Scotland] on 23 June 1701.4 He succeeded to the title of 1st Lord Ker of Newbottle, Oxnam, Jedburgh, Dolphinstoun and Nisbet [Scotland] on 23 June 1701.4 He was created 1st Marquess of Lothian [Scotland] on 23 June 1701.3 He was created 1st Earl of Ancram [Scotland] on 23 June 1701.4 He was Justice-General and Commissioner to negotiate the Parliamentary Union in 1702.4

Children of Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian and Lady Jean Campbell

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 I, page 132.
  4. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Lady Jean Campbell1

F, #109540, d. 31 July 1712
Last Edited=23 May 2011
Consanguinity Index=4.75%
     Lady Jean Campbell was the daughter of Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll and Lady Margaret Douglas.1 A contract for the marriage of Lady Jean Campbell and Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian was signed in January 1660/61.2 She died on 31 July 1712.
      From January 1660/61, her married name became Kerr. As a result of her marriage, Lady Jean Campbell was styled as Countess of Lothian in October 1675. As a result of her marriage, Lady Jean Campbell was styled as Marchioness of Lothian on 23 June 1701.

Children of Lady Jean Campbell and Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian

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 2401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]