SETON, Robert 1st Earl of Winton 1
- Born: About 1553
- Marriage (1): MONTGOMERIE, Margaret 10 April 1582(contract) 1
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Robert married Margaret MONTGOMERIE, daughter of Hugh MONTGOMERIE Lord Montgomerie, 3rd Earl of Eglinton and Agnes DRUMMOND, 10 April 1582(contract).1 (Margaret MONTGOMERIE was born about 1565 and died on 9 April 1624 1.)
"Margaret, married (contract dated 10 April 1582) to Robert, son of George, Lord Seton, who succeeded his father, and was created first Earl of Wintoun... Their third son, Alexander Seton, was provided to the earldom of Eglintoun by his uncle Hugh, the fifth Earl, and ultimately succeeded as sixth Earl ... "
from Scots Peerage (vol 3)
The 4th Earl of Eglinton was Alexander Seton's uncle; the 5th Earl was his first cousin. 1