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DE HAYA, Thomas of Locherworth, Sir
(About 1340-About 1397)
WARDLAW, Christian
(About 1345-)
MUIRHEAD, William of Lauchope, Sir
(About 1370-)
HAY, Jean
(About 1382-)
MUIRHEAD, William 2nd of Lauchope, Sir
(About 1415-)


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1. HAMILTON, Mariota

MUIRHEAD, William 2nd of Lauchope, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1415
  • Marriage (1): HAMILTON, Mariota about 1442 1

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  General Notes:

"William Muirhead was knighted by King James IV, taking the appellation: Sir William Muirhead (2nd) of Lauchope. He was appointed to the position of Lord Clerk Register, but resigned from that position. He then served his king as Secretary of State and as one of the Lords of Council and Session."

"On 23 August, 1468 the King of Scotland confirmed a charter between Gawin de Hamiltoun, provost of the collegiate church of Bothville and Master Robert de Hamiltoun, canon of Glasgow. The transfer of lands in the shire of Lanark was witnessed by William de Murhede and Stephen de Murhede."

"William Murhed of Lauchop served as one of the witnesses to a sasine (i.e. the act of giving possession of feudal property) in favor of William Lennox of Caly, dated 10 November, 1471."

from Mother Bedford website 1

William married Mariota HAMILTON, daughter of Sir James HAMILTON 5th of Cadzow and Janet LIVINGSTONE of Callendar, about 1442.1 (Mariota HAMILTON was born about 1418.)

  Marriage Notes:

"William, the oldest son of Willielmo and Jean de Muirhead, was born circa 1415. About 1442, he married Mariota Hamilton, who was born circa 1418. They gave birth to two sons: John Muirhead of Lauchope and Richard Muirhead."

from Mother Bedford site 1


1 Internet Site, The Descendants of Sir William Muirhead of Lauchope.

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