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  • ID: I127514
  • _UID: E8E199B5EEC349C18A889E20EBB657D67018
  • Name: James DRUMMOND
  • Suffix: , 1st Earl of Perth
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1580
  • Death: 28 DEC 1611
  • Burial: Seton, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Note:

    !He (John Gordon) married, 1stly, 14 February 1631/2, at Seton, Jean, daughter and heir (tocher 53,000 merks) of James (DRUMMOND), 1st EARL OF PERTH [SCT], by Isabel, daughter of Robert (SETON), 1st EARL OF WINTOUN [SCT]. She died of consumption 29 December 1637 in Edinburgh, and was buried at Seton, but her body was removed thence (as directed in her will) to Dornoch. Complete Peerage, 12[1]:556-7

    !EARLDOM OF PERTH [SCT] I1. JAMES (DRUMMOND), LORD DRUMMOND [SCT], son and heir of Patrick, 3rd LORD DRUMMOND [SCT], by his 1st wife, Elizabeth, 1st daughter of David (LINDSAY), 9th EARL OF CRAWFORD [SCT], was born about 1580; educated in France circa 1598-1603; succeeded his father in the peerage [SCT] about 1602, and as hereditary Steward of Strathearn and Keeper of the Forest
    of Glenartney. He was attached to the Court of King James I in England. He was created, 4 March 1604/5, EARL OF PERTH [SCT], with, it is said, remainder to his heirs male whatsoever. He was in the suite of the Earl of Nottingham on his embassy to the Court of Spain in 1605; P.C. [SCT] 28 January 1607/ 8, and again 1 March 1609/10; was present at the Conventions in Edinburgh 20 May 1608 and 22 January 1608/9; a Commissioner of the Exchequer [SCT] 15 November 1610. He married (contract 5 March), 19 April 1608, Isabel, daughter of Robert (SETON), 1st EARL OF WINTOUN [SCT], by Margaret, 1st daughter of Hugh (MONTGOMERIE), 3rd EARL OF EGLINTON [SCT]. He died s.p.m., 28 December 1611, and was buried at Seton in East Lothian. M.I. His widow, who was born 30 November 1593, married, 2 August 1614, Francis STEWART, 1st son of Francis, the attainted [1592] EARL OF BOTHWELL [SCT]. He died 1639. Complete Peerage, 10:478.
  • Change Date: 12 MAY 2013

    Father: Patrick DRUMMOND b: ABT 1550
    Mother: Elizabeth LINDSAY b: ABT 1550

    Marriage 1 Isabel SETON b: 30 NOV 1593
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Jean DRUMMOND b: ABT 1610
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