SANDILANDS, James 2nd of Calder, ancestor of Lord Torpichen, Sir 1 2
- Born: About 1347
- Marriage (1): STEWART, Jean About 20 November 1384(grant) 1
- Died: After 15 May 1397 1
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James married Jean STEWART, daughter of Robert II STEWART King of Scots and Elizabeth MURE 'of Rowallan', About 20 November 1384(grant).1 (Jean STEWART was born about 1352, died 1404 or soon after 1 and was buried 1404 or soon after in Scone Abbey, Perthshire, Scotland 1.)
"Jean, was married .... third, to Sir James Sandilands of Calder, and became ancestress of the Lords Torphichen."
from Scots Peerage (vol 1)
"After Sir John's death she married Sir James Sandilands of Calder. On 20 November 1384 King Robert II. granted to Sir James, on his own resignation, the baronies of Dalzell, Motherwell, and Wiston, in the sheriffdom of Lanark, to be held by Sir James and Johanna, the King's daughter, 'whom God willing he is about to take to wife.' " (pages 268 and 269)
"Sir James Sandilands of Calder had permission from Edward III., 5 June 1358, granted at the request of Queen Joanna, the King's sister, to come from Scotland into England for the purpose of pursuing his studies at Durham. His name occurs in various charters of Robert II. That monarch, on 22 October 1373, granted to Duncan Walays, Knight, and Elianor de Bruys, Countess of Carryk, his wife, various baronies and lands on the resignation of the said Duncan, which were now to be held to Duncan and Elianor and the longest liver of them and the legitimate heirs of Duncan ; whom failing, then to James of Sandylandys and his heirs. The same lands were granted by King Robert, 20 November 1384, to James Sandylands, Knight, upon his own resignation, to be held by him and Joanna, the King's dearest daughter, and their heirs. A charter of 24 May 1385, granting to him 40s. sterling payable for the Castleward of the barony of Calder, is similarly directed to his beloved son James Sandilands, Knight, and Jean his wife, our dearest daughter, and the heirs legitimately begotten between them..." (page 380)
"He married, in 1384, the Princess Jean, or Joanna, lawful daughter of Robert II. and widow successively of Sir John Keith and Sir John Lyon of Glamis, the King's secretary, and afterwards Chamberlain, assassinated in 1382. He had a son. Sir James Sandilands of Calder ..." (page 381)
from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1 2