Name: John Maxwell
Suffix: 5th Earl of Morton
Birth: 24 APR 1553
Death: 6 DEC 1593
Occupation: 7th or 8th Lord Maxwell of Carlaverock
Change Date: 27 JUL 2009
The earldom of Morton was attainted between 1581 and 1586, although the nephew-in-law of the 4th earl (also grandson of the 3rd earl), John Maxwell, 7th Lord Maxwell (1552?1593) called himself "5th Earl of Morton" at this time.
Born posthumous to his father, it seems.
His son Robert was made 1st Earl of Nithsdale.
Father: Robert Maxwell
Mother: Beatrix Douglas
- Margaret Maxwell