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SINCLAIR, William of Herdmanston, Sir
(About 1380-1437)
(About 1385-)
SINCLAIR, John of Herdmanston, Sir
(About 1402-1466)
(About 1405-1471)
SINCLAIR, John of Hermandston and Polwarth, Sir
(About 1422-1466)


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1. HOME, Katherine

SINCLAIR, John of Hermandston and Polwarth, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1422
  • Marriage (1): HOME, Katherine 1 2
  • Died: before 20 December 1466(dvp) 2

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John married Katherine HOME, daughter of Sir Alexander HOME Lord Home and Mariota LAUDER co-heiress.1 2 (Katherine HOME was born about 1425.)

  Marriage Notes:

"John had a precept from Adam of Hepburn, Lord of Hailes, to give sasine to him, as son and heir of his father, and to Katherine his spouse and the survivor of them, of the lands of Polwarth, dated 1 January 1443-44. He died vita patris. He married Katherine, daughter of Sir Thomas Home of that Ilk, and sister of Alexander, first Lord Home, and had issue"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)
Katherine was the daughter of Alexander, 1st Lord Home and Marion Lauder. There appears to have been some mix-up in earlier research regarding generations.

"Katherine, married, first, John Sinclair of Herdmanston, by whom she had two daughters, co-heiresses of their grandfather John Sinclair of Herdmanston."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 1 2


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

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 7 (1910).

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