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  • ID: I34200
  • _UID: 137EE40551694075A5B27F60F9C7237C7E12
  • Name: Robert SEMPILL
  • Suffix: , 3rd Lord Sempill
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1505 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Death: bef 17 Jan 1575/76 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Note:

    !3rd Lord Sempill, Privy Council 1571; Governor and Constable of Douglas Castle 1533, Sheriff of Renfrew Jan 1543/4, Bailiff of Regality of Paisley 1544; captured by English at their victory over Scots of Pinkie 10 Sept 1547; stabbed to death 5th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar and imprisoned for it in Edinburgh Castle but his daughter Grizel's influence with the Archbishop of St Andrews, whose mistress she was, saved him from almost certain execution; supported Mary Queen of Scots, hence Sempill Castle captured by her opponents 1560; later supported James VI (and I of England), though remaining a Roman Catholic, and fought against Mary at Battle of Langside 1568; Jt Lt. of western ports 1568; Lt-Gen and Justiciar of Lanark and Renfrew 1572; married (1st?) by 7 April 1538 Isabel, daughter of William Hamilton of Sanquhar; allegedly married 2nd Elizabeth Carlile, perhaps an Englishwoman, had by her a son (John) and two daughters (Jonet & Dorothy); originally illegitimate but legitimated 24 Aug 1546. Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999, Page: 2579
  • Change Date: 28 DEC 2013

    Father: William SEMPILL b: ABT 1485 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Mother: Mariot (Margaret) MONTGOMERIE b: ABT 1479 in Eglington Castle, Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Isabel HAMILTON b: ABT 1518 in Sanquhar Castle, Dumfrieshire, Scotland
    • Married: BEF 7 APR 1538
    1. Has Children Grisel SEMPILL b: ABT 1536 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    2. Has No Children Margaret SEMPILL b: ABT 1538
    3. Has Children Mary SEMPILL b: ABT 1539 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    4. Has Children Robert SEMPILL b: ABT 1541 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    5. Has Children Andrew SEMPILL b: ABT 1543 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    6. Has No Children James SEMPILL b: ABT 1545
    7. Has No Children John SEMPILL b: ABT 1547

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth CARLISLE b: ABT 1510 in Carlisle, Cumberland, England
    • Married: 24 AUG 1546
    1. Has Children Jean (Jonet) SEMPILL b: ABT 1540 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children John SEMPILL b: ABT 1542 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    3. Has No Children Dorothy SEMPILL b: ABT 1544 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    4. Has Children Mr. SEMPILL b: ABT 1546
    5. Has Children Elizabeth SEMPILL b: ABT 1554 in Castleton House, Glamis, Angusshire, Scotland
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