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  • ID: I53454
  • _UID: 33AFEC50F2F04B2D991BDD483B870D11315B
  • Name: James 6th Lord ROSS
  • Suffix: , of Halkhead
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: bef 13 Feb 1588/89 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Death: 17 DEC 1633 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Note:

    !BARONY of ROSS of HALKHEAD (VI) 1595 James Ross, Lord Ross of Halkhead, 1st son and heir, was served heir of his grandfather, 13 Feb 1609/10, and of his father, 13 Sep 1615; present when the King opened Parliament, 17 Jun 1617; attended the Conference of the Council and Nobility to consider James I's proposal for a voluntary contribution for the defence of the Palatinate, 24 Nov 1620, and one of the Committee to advise as to the best means of giving the King satisfaction; attended Parliament, 25 Jul 1621, and voted against the ratification of the Articles of Perth, 4 Aug following; Commissioner of the Estates as to the raising of the value of the coins, 2 Nov 1625; one of the nobles and others consulted regarding the restraint of export of forbidden goods and the free import of foreign victuals, 20 Apr 1626; Commissioner to apprehend Papists, &c., co. Renfrew, 25 Jul 1629; had charters of Easter Stanelle, 16 Jul 1631, of Corsbar and Inglistoun, 3 Nov 1632, and of Craig and Balgone, co. Edinburgh, 16 Jan 1632/3. He m. (contract 19 Dec 1614, and 30 Jan 1614/5), Margaret, 1st daughter of Walter Scott, 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, by Margaret, 1st daughter of William Ker, of Cessford. He d. 17 Dec 1633, and was buried at Renfrew. His widow m. as his 2nd wife, betweeen Nov 1642 and Mar 1643/4, Alexander Seton (afterwards Montgomerie), 6th Earl of Eglinton, who d. 7 Jan 1660/1. She d. 3 Oct 1651, at Hull, where he was a prisoner, and was buried at Dalkeith. Complete Peerage XI:159-60
  • Change Date: 13 FEB 2014

    Father: Robert 5th Lord ROSS b: BEF 30 OCT 1560 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Mother: Jean HAMILTON b: ABT 1571 in Raploch, Lanarkshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Margaret SCOTT b: ABT 1588 in Buccleuch, Crosslee, Teviotdale, Scotland
    • Married: 30 JAN 1614/15 in 1st husband
    1. Has Children Mary ROSS b: 1618 in Innes, Morayshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children Margaret ROSS b: 1623 in Balneil, Wigtonshire, Scotland
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