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MUIRHEAD, John 4th of Lauchope
(About 1470-)
(About 1472-)
MUIRHEAD, James 5th of Lauchope
(About 1490-)
MUIRHEAD, James 6th of Lauchope
(About 1510-)


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1. BAILLIE, Janet

MUIRHEAD, James 6th of Lauchope 1

  • Born: About 1510
  • Marriage (1): BAILLIE, Janet 1

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  General Notes:

" James Muirhead of Lauchope was named as a defendant in a lawsuit on 07 June, 1537 that was recorded in the Glencairn Muniments:

"Summons of Error at instance of James V and William, Master of Glencairn versus several including James Muirhead of Lachop to appear before the Lord of Council and Session to 'anヘer for their manifeフ & wilful error in retouring that Dame Iバbel Wallace of Eaフer Loudon died veフ and テiテd in the half lands and barony of Loudon'."

from Mother Bedford website

James married Janet BAILLIE, daughter of Alexander BAILLIE of Carfin and Unknown.1 (Janet BAILLIE was born about 1507.)

  Marriage Notes:

"The eldest son of James and Jean (Fleming) Muirhead, James Muirhead (6th) of Lauchope was born circa 1510; he married Janet Baillie, the daughter of Alexander Baillie of Carfine. They gave birth to a son named William and one named James the Younger; and to at least one daughter named Christian (variously Cristine). It is also possible that they were the parents of two additional children: Margaret and Claud."

from Mother Bedford website

Note: The man referred to above as "James the Younger" - the 7th of Lauchope - is recorded in his testamentary document as "Muirheid, James of Lawchope, elder". 1


1 Internet Site, James Muirhead of Lauchope.

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