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  • ID: I1309
  • Name: William Murray
  • Suffix: 2nd Earl of Tullibardine
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1574 1
  • Death: JUL 1627 in London, England
  • Burial: 30 JUL 1627 Westminster, London, St. Margaret's Church
  • Note: 2

    He married by contract, firstly, Cecilia Wemyss, daughter of Sir John Wemyss and Mary Stewart, on 3 October 1599, with a tocher of 10,000 Scots.
    He married, secondly, Dorothea Stewart, daughter of John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl and Mary Ruthven, in September 1604.
    Held the office of Hereditiary Shrievalty of Perthshire on 5 August 1600, for his part in suppressing the 'Gowrie Conspiracy.
    He was styled as Master of Murray between 1604 and 1606.
    He was styled as Lord Murray between 1606 and 1613.
    Commissioner of Justiciary in Perthshire against the Clan Gregor on 14 August 1610.
    Between 28 February 1611 and 5 March 1611 he was committed to Edinburgh Castle for 'uncomelie speeches' against the Laird of Buchanan.
    Commissioner of Justiciary in all Atholl in June 1611.
    Between 1 August 1611 and 30 August 1611 he was committed to Edinburgh Castle for breaking down Lord Oliphant's dam on the water of Earn.
    He was Commissioner of Justiciary in Perthshire against the Clan Gregor on 21 November 1611.
    He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Murray, Gask and Balquhidder [S., 1606], and 2nd Lord Murray of Tullibardine [S., 1604] circa August 1613, and 2nd Earl of Tullibardine [S., 1606] circa August 1613.
    He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] on 9 January 1616/17.
    He held the office of Burgess of Edinburgh on 26 June 1617.
    He was Commissioner for the plantation of kirks and to pursue Lochiel on 28 June 1617.
    He resigned as Earl of Tullibardine, and Lord Murray, Gask and Balquhidder on 1 April 1626.
    He died circa July 1627 in London, England.
    He was buried on 30 July 1627 in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.
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    OR Died 30 January 1628 in London, and was buried at Tullibardine.
    (Scotts Peerage 1904)
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    *Chronicles of the Atholl and Tullibardine Families, IV, 1908
  • _UID: 70AC3FF4EC67469D82646B2F467DDF56FD84
  • Change Date: 23 AUG 2011



    Father: John Murray b: ABT 1550
    Mother: Catherine Drummond b: 1552

    Marriage 1 Cecilia Wemyss
    • Married: 3 OCT 1599

    Marriage 2 Dorothea Stewart
    • Married: SEP 1604
    Children
    1. Has Children John Murray
    2. Has Children Lilias Murray

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Title: LDS Ancestral file
    2. Type: Web Site
      Title: thePeerage.com, A genealogical survey of the peerage of Britain as well as the royal families of Europe
      Author: Darryl Lundy
      URL: www.thepeerage.com
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