Agnes Randolph1

F, #186461
Last Edited=6 Jan 2011
     Agnes Randolph is the daughter of Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray and Isabella Stewart.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 8th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar and Lady Marjory Comyn, after September 1320.1
      Agnes Randolph also went by the nick-name of 'Black Agnes'.1 In January 1337/38 she held Dunbar Castle nearly five months against the English until they raised the siege entirely.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1207. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

James Bryce, 1st and last Viscount Bryce1

M, #186462, b. 10 May 1838, d. 22 January 1922
Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
     James Bryce, 1st and last Viscount Bryce was born on 10 May 1838 at Belfast, County Antrim, Ireland.1 He was the son of James Bryce and Margaret Young.1 He married Elizabeth Marion Ashton, daughter of Thomas Ashton and Elizabeth Gair, on 23 July 1889 at Gee Cross, Cheshire, England.1 He died on 22 January 1922 at age 83 at Sidmouth, Devon, England, without issue.1
     He was educated at Glasgow High School, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He was educated at University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1 He graduated from Trinity College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1861 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He was a Fellow in 1862 at Oriel College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He was educated in 1863 at Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemburg, Germany.1 He graduated from Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1865 with a Bachelor of Civil Laws (B.C.L.).1 He was admitted to Lincoln's Inn in 1867 entitled to practice as a barrister.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws (D.C.L.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1870.1 He was Professor of Jurisprudence between 1870 and 1875 at Owens College, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was Regius Professor of Civil Law between 1870 and 1893 at Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for the Tower Hamlets between 1880 and 1885.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Aberdeen, Southern Division between 1885 and 1907.1 He held the office of Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs between February 1886 and August 1886.1 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1892 and 1894.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) on 18 August 1892.1 He held the office of President of the Board of Trade between 1894 and 1895.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Ireland] on 14 December 1895.1 He was Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland between 1905 and 1907.1 He held the office of Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States between 1907 and 1913.1 He was decorated with the award of the Order of Merit (O.M.) on 18 February 1907.1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).1 He held the office of President of the British Academy between 1913 and 1917.1 He was created 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmount, co. Lanark [U.K.] on 28 January 1914.1 He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1918.1 He wrote the book Modern Democracy.2 He wrote the book Studies in History and Jurisprudence.2 He wrote the book The Holy Roman Empire.2 He wrote the book The American Commonwealth.2 He wrote the book Transcausia and Ararat.2
     On his death, his viscountancy became extinct.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.3
     


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 XIII, page 187. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.
  3. [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.

James Bryce1

M, #186463, b. 19 October 1806, d. 23 July 1877
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     James Bryce was born on 19 October 1806 at Killaig, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ireland.2 He was the son of Reverend James Bryce.2 He married Margaret Young, daughter of James Young, in 1836.2 He died on 23 July 1877 at age 70.1
     He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Society of Genealogists (F.S.G.).2 He lived at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1

Children of James Bryce and Margaret Young

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 XIII, page 187. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Margaret Young1

F, #186464, b. circa 1813, d. 18 August 1903
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     Margaret Young was born circa 1813.2 She was the daughter of James Young.1 She married James Bryce, son of Reverend James Bryce, in 1836.2 She died on 18 August 1903.1
      From 1836, her married name became Bryce.2

Children of Margaret Young and James Bryce

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 XIII, page 187. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

James Young1

M, #186465
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     James Young lived at Abbeyville, County Antrim, Ireland.1

Child of James Young

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 XIII, page 187. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


Elizabeth Marion Ashton1

F, #186466, b. 1854, d. 27 December 1939
Last Edited=19 Sep 2006
     Elizabeth Marion Ashton was born in 1854.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Ashton and Elizabeth Gair.1 She married James Bryce, 1st and last Viscount Bryce, son of James Bryce and Margaret Young, on 23 July 1889 at Gee Cross, Cheshire, England.1 She died on 27 December 1939.3
      From 23 July 1889, her married name became Bryce.1 As a result of her marriage, Elizabeth Marion Ashton was styled as Viscountess Bryce on 28 January 1914.

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 XIII, page 187. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S1541] Beatrice Potter, "re: Lady Isabella Somerset," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 30 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Isabella Somerset."
  3. [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 666. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

Reverend James Bryce1

M, #186467, b. circa 1767, d. 1857
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     Reverend James Bryce was born circa 1767.1 He was the son of John Bryce.1 He died in 1857 at Killaig, Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ireland.1

Child of Reverend James Bryce

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

John Bryce1

M, #186468
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     John Bryce is the son of Alexander Bryce.1
     He lived at Dechmount, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1

Child of John Bryce

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

Alexander Bryce1

M, #186469, d. circa 1729
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     Alexander Bryce died circa 1729.1

Child of Alexander Bryce

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

John Annan Bryce1

M, #186470, b. 1844
Last Edited=8 Mar 2006
     John Annan Bryce was born in 1844.1 He was the son of James Bryce and Margaret Young.1 He married Violet L'Estrange, daughter of Captain Champagne L'Estrange, on 2 August 1888.1
     He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).1 He graduated from University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was chairman of the Rangoon Chamber of Commerce.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Inverness in 1906.1

Citations

  1. [S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 43. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.