Simon Preston of Craigmillar1

M, #20691, b. circa 1514, d. 1569
Last Edited=26 Aug 2016
     Simon Preston of Craigmillar was born circa 1514.2 He married Janet Bethune, daughter of Sir John Bethune, 2nd of Creich and Janet Hay, in 1540.1 He and Janet Bethune were divorced before 1544.1 He married Elizabeth Menteith, daughter of William Menteith, 6th of Kerse, circa 1550.2 He died in 1569.2

Child of Simon Preston of Craigmillar and Janet Bethune

Citations

  1. [S2226] Lawless Bethune, "re: Bethune Family," e-mail message to www.thepeerage.com, 27 March 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bethune Family."
  2. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.

Helen Ruth Cook1

F, #20692, b. 1976
Last Edited=21 Sep 2003
     Helen Ruth Cook was born in 1976.1 She is the daughter of Leslie Howard Cook and Susan Kathleen Mabin.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 112. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Caroline Ruth Mabin1

F, #20693, b. 10 December 1947
Last Edited=21 Sep 2003
     Caroline Ruth Mabin was born on 10 December 1947.1 She is the daughter of Arthur Emerson Mabin and Rosemary Kathleen Gore.1

Citations

  1. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 112. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Mary Ker1

F, #20694, d. after 1611
Last Edited=31 Dec 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Mary Ker was the daughter of Sir William Ker of Cessford and Janet Douglas.1 She married Sir Walter Scott, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, son of Sir Walter Scott, 4th of Buccleuch and Lady Margaret Douglas, circa 1 October 1586, with a tocher of 10,000 marks Scots.1 She died after 1611.1
     Her married name became Scott. As a result of her marriage, Mary Ker was styled as Lady Scott of Buccleuch on 18 March 1605/6.

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 II, page 364. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 560. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir William Ker of Cessford1

M, #20695, d. February 1599/0
Last Edited=2 Sep 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.39%
     Sir William Ker of Cessford was the son of Sir Walter Kerr of Cessford and Isabel Kerr.2,3 A contract for the marriage of Sir William Ker of Cessford and Janet Douglas was signed on 3 March 1563/64.3 He died in February 1599/0.4
     He was Warden of the Middle March.3 On 24 January 1592 he had charters of Ormistoun and Maxtoun.3 On 20 July 1595 he had charters of the Barony of Ernebeuch.3 He lived at Cessford, Scotland.5

Children of Sir William Ker of Cessford and Janet 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 II, page 99. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2400. 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 XI, page 215.
  5. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 98.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 364.
  7. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.


Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe1

M, #20696, d. 18 January 1649/50
Last Edited=3 Sep 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe was the son of Sir William Ker of Cessford and Janet Douglas.2,3 He married, thirdly, Lady Isabel Douglas, daughter of William Douglas, 7th Earl of Morton and Lady Anne Keith.4 He married, firstly, Margaret Maitland, daughter of William Maitland of Lethington and Mary Fleming, on 5 December 1587.3 He married, secondly, Jane Drummond, daughter of Patrick Drummond, 3rd Lord Drummond and Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, on 10 January 1614.3 He died on 18 January 1649/50.3
     In 1590 he brought about the murder of his cousin, William Ker of Ancram and Woodheid, foe which his possessions were seized and he was forced to leave the country.3 He was invested as a Knight in 1590.3 In 1591 he was pardoned.3 He held the office of Warden Depute of the Middle March in 1593.3 He succeeded to the title of 1st Lord Roxburghe [Scotland] on 16 November 1600.3 He was Commissioner of the Scottish Exchequer in 1610.3 He was created 1st Lord Ker of Cessford and Caverton [Scotland] on 18 September 1616, with special remainder to his heirs male.3 He was created 1st Earl of Roxburghe [Scotland] on 18 September 1616, with special remainder to his heirs male.3 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal [Scotland] between February 1637 and 1648/49.4 On 31 July 1646 he obtained a regrant of his titles and estates to the heirs male of his body, and whom failing, to any heirs he might nominate.3 On 23 February 1647/48 he nominated as his heir (a) his grandson Sir William Drummond and his issue in tail male; (b) the three successive younger sons of his grandaughter Jean and their heirs male, provided the heir succeding should marry the eldest daughter of his son Harry, Lord Ker; (c) the daughters of Harry, Lord Ker by primogeniture; and (d) his own heirs male whatsoever.3 He held the office of Lord Privy Seal [Scotland] before January 1649/50.4

Children of Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe and Margaret Maitland

Child of Robert Ker, 1st Earl of Roxburghe and Jane Drummond

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 II, page 99. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 98.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3424. 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 XII/2, page 69.
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 165.

James Ross, 6th Lord Ross of Halkhead1

M, #20697, d. 17 December 1633
Last Edited=2 Sep 2016
     James Ross, 6th Lord Ross of Halkhead was the son of Robert Ross, 5th Lord Ross of Halkhead and Jean Hamilton. He married Margaret Scott, daughter of Sir Walter Scott, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch and Mary Ker, in 1615.1 He died on 17 December 1633.1,2
     He gained the title of 6th Lord Ross of Halkhead.

Children of James Ross, 6th Lord Ross of Halkhead and Margaret Scott

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 560. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume IV, page 348. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Alexander Montgomerie, 6th Earl of Eglinton1

M, #20698, b. 1588, d. 7 January 1661
Last Edited=24 Mar 2011
Consanguinity Index=2.47%
     Alexander Montgomerie, 6th Earl of Eglinton was born in 1588.1 He was the son of Robert Seton, 1st Earl of Winton and Lady Margaret Montgomerie.1,2 He married, firstly, Lady Anne Livingstone, daughter of Alexander Livingstone, 1st Earl of Linlithgow and Lady Helen Hay, on 22 June 1612.1 He married, secondly, Margaret Scott, daughter of Sir Walter Scott, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch and Mary Ker, between November 1642 and March 1644.2 He died on 7 January 1661.
     He was given the name of Alexander Seton at birth.1 He gained the title of 6th Earl of Eglinton [S., 1507] on 4 September 1612.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Montgomerie [S., 1445] on 4 September 1612.1 On 24 March 1615 he resigned his titles, and had a regrant.1 He fought in the Battle of Marston Moor in 1644, for the Parliamentarians.1 He fought in the Captain in 1650, Horse Guards. for King Charles II.1 Between 1651 and 1660 he was imprisoned.1

Children of Alexander Montgomerie, 6th Earl of Eglinton and Lady Anne Livingstone

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1280. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Elizabeth Stewart

F, #20699
Last Edited=28 Jul 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.37%
     Elizabeth Stewart was the daughter of Francis Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Bothwell and Lady Margaret Douglas. She married James Cranstoun, Master of Cranstoun, son of William Cranstoun, 1st Lord Cranstoun and Sarah Cranstoun, in 1616.1
     Her married name became Cranstoun.

Citations

  1. [S6286] Clan MacFarlane and associated clans genealogy, online http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info. Hereinafter cited as Clan MacFarlane.

John Edward Hollister Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich

M, #20700, b. 11 April 1943
Last Edited=21 Apr 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
John Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich 1
     John Edward Hollister Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich was born on 11 April 1943. He is the son of Alexander Victor Edward Paulet Montagu, 10th Earl of Sandwich and Maud Rosemary Peto. He married Susan Caroline Hayman, daughter of Reverend Perceval Hayman, on 1 July 1968.
     He gained the title of 11th Earl of Sandwich.

Children of John Edward Hollister Montagu, 11th Earl of Sandwich and Susan Caroline Hayman

Citations

  1. [S1438] Sir William Arbuthnot, "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 29 August 2005 and later. Hereinafter cited as "re: Arbuthnot and Duff Families."
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3525. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]