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HEPBURN, Adam of Hailes
(About 1295-Before 1371)
(About 1305-)
HEPBURN, Patrick of Hailes, Sir
(About 1321-After 1402)
(About 1323-)
HEPBURN, Patrick younger, of Hailes, 'Miles magnanimus et athleta bellicosus', Sir
(About 1338-1402)


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1. VAUX, Younger daughter co-heiress of Dirleton

HEPBURN, Patrick younger, of Hailes, 'Miles magnanimus et athleta bellicosus', Sir 1 2

  • Born: About 1338
  • Marriage (1): VAUX, Younger daughter co-heiress of Dirleton 1 2
  • Died: 22 June 1402(dvp), Battle of Nisbet, Berwickshire, Scotland 1

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Patrick married Younger daughter VAUX co-heiress of Dirleton, daughter of William VAUX and Unknown.1 2 (Younger daughter VAUX co-heiress of Dirleton was born about 1355.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (Patrick Hepburn, younger) married a daughter and co-heir of the family of Vaux or de Vallibus, Lords of Dirlton, with whom he got a great accession to his estate. Patrick, first Earl of Bothwell, his descendant, quartered a bend for Vaux with his paternal coat in 1498. Patrick, third Earl, bore the same in 1538, and James, fourth Earl, in 1567. He had issue three sons"

from Scots Peerage (vol 2)

"the second daughter was married to Sir Patrick Hepburn, younger, of Hailes, ancestor to the well known Earl of Bothwell, the husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, the Earl of Bothwell quartered the arms of Vaux, " argent a bend gules" in his atchievement. The Lords Ruthven, Home and Ker of Faudenside, all quartered the arms of Vaux."

from Family of Vaux 1 2


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).

2 e-books, An Account of the Family of Vance, Vans and Vaux by William Balbirnie (1860).

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