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HEPBURN, Patrick 1st Lord Hailes, Sir
(About 1415-)
HOME, Alexander 1st Lord Home, Sir
(About 1408-1492)
LAUDER, Mariota co-heiress
(About 1407-)
HEPBURN, Adam Master of Hailes
(About 1435-1479)
HOME, Elyne
(About 1440-After 1513)
HEPBURN, Patrick of Dunsyre, 2nd Lord Hailes, 1st Earl of Bothwell, Sir
(About 1458-1508)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. DOUGLAS, Janet

2. GORDON, Margaret

HEPBURN, Patrick of Dunsyre, 2nd Lord Hailes, 1st Earl of Bothwell, Sir 2 3 4

  • Born: About 1458
  • Marriage (1): DOUGLAS, Janet Before 1 February 1480 (1481) 1
  • Marriage (2): GORDON, Margaret 21 February 1490(1491) (contract) 2 3
  • Died: 18 October 1508 2

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Patrick married Janet DOUGLAS, daughter of James DOUGLAS 4th of Dalkeith, 1st Earl of Morton and Joan or Joanna STEWART 'muta domina', Before 1 February 1480 (1481).1 (Janet DOUGLAS was born about 1460.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Janet, married before 1 February 1480-81, to Sir Patrick Hepburn of Dunsyre, afterwards first Earl of Bothwell."

from Scots Peerage (vol 6) 1

Patrick next married Margaret GORDON, daughter of Sir George GORDON 2nd Earl of Huntly, High Chancellor of Scotland and Elizabeth HAY, 21 February 1490(1491) (contract).2 3 (Margaret GORDON was born about 1474.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (Patrick Hepburn) married, secondly, contract dated 21 February 1490-91,
Margaret Gordon, daughter of George, Earl of Huntly, who, with Alexander Lord Gordon, his son, was the other party to the contract. The object was the marriage of
Earl Bothwell with 'ane of the tua douchters' of the Earl of Huntly, 'Margaret or Katherine, quhilk of thame that sail best ples the said Erle Bothville.' His choice fell upon the Lady Margaret. He was bound by his indenture to contract the bonds of spousage before 20 April 1491, and to complete the marriage in the face of Holy Church ' thaireaftir als hastely as it may be upone law.' "

from Scots Peerage (vol 2)



"Margaret, unmarried on 21 February 1490-91, when she or her sister Catherine were contracted to be married to Patrick Hepburn, first Earl of Bothwell. He chose Margaret, and married her, as his second wife, between February and April 1491."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 2 3

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 6 (1909).

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

3 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 4 (1907).

4 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).


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