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  • ID: I54302
  • _UID: 7BFF045E1A114F8795680FCF97749D75D5B3
  • Name: Patrick HEPBURN
  • Suffix: , Lord Hailles, 1st Earl of Bothwell
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1456 in Hailes Castle, Prestonkirk, East Lothian, Scotland
  • Death: 18 OCT 1508 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
  • Note:

    !Patrick (Hepburn), Lord Hailes [S.], grandson and h., being s. and h. of Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes, and Helen his wife, both above named. He, on 17 Oct. 1488, was cr. EARL OF BOTHWELL [S.] See that dignity, which was _forfeited_ with this Barony 1567. [Ref: Complete Peerage, VI:240]

    !Patrick Hepburn, s. and h. of Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes (who d. v.p., in or shortly before 1479), by Helen, da. of Alexander (Home), Lord Home [S.]; was knighted before Feb. 1480/1, and suc. his grandfather as Lord Hailes [S.], in 1483, at which date he was one of the conservators of a truce with England. He led the vanguard at the battle of Sauchieburn against James III, who was there slain, and whose successor, James IV, rewarded him with the forfeited Barony of Bothwell, erecting the same into an Earldom, and creating him, 17 Oct. 1488, by solemn investiture in Parl., EARL OF BOTHWELL [S.]. The lordships and offices he received from the grateful King were very numerous. In 1488 he was keeper of the Castle of Edinburgh, Sheriff Principal of that co., Master of the Household, High Admiral [S.]. &c. Warden of the West and Middle Marches July 1489. On 6 Mar. 1491/2, he received, in exchange for the Lordship of Bothwell, the great Lordship of Liddisdale, with the Castle of Hermitage, &c., from the family of Douglas, Earls of Angus [S.], an exchange effected by the King to lessen the influence of that family. At the gen. revocation, 20 June 1493, of all grants made during the King's minority, those to him (and to Sir John Ross) were excepted. Capt. of Dunbarton Castle Apr. 1495. He was one of the Embassy, in Oct. 1501, to conclude the marriage of James IV with Margaret, da. of Henry VII. He m., 1stly, before 1 Feb. 1480/1, Janet, da. of James (Douglas), 1st Earl of Morton [S.], by Joan, 3rd da. of James I, King of Scotland. She d. s.p.m. He m. 2ndly (Cont. dat. 21 Feb. 1490/1), Margaret, da. of George, Earl of Huntly. He d. 18 Oct. 1508. [Ref: CP II:237-8]
  • Change Date: 23 DEC 2009

    Father: Adam HEPBURN b: 1430 in Hailes Castle, Prestonkirk, East Lothianb, Scotland
    Mother: Helen (Elyne) HOME b: BEF 1425 in Home, Berwickshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Janet DOUGLAS b: ABT 1461 in Morton Castle, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland
    • Married: bef 1 Feb 1480/81
    1. Has Children Janet HEPBURN b: ABT 1481 in Scotland
    2. Has Children Adam HEPBURN b: ABT 1488 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
    3. Has No Children Margaret HEPBURN b: ABT 1490 in Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland

    Marriage 2 Margaret HUNTLY b: ABT 1470
    • Married: 21 Feb 1490/91
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