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with remainder in tail-male to his nephews; and was subsequently, 20th March, I6S0, advanced to the dignity of Marquess and Duke of Tyrconnell, by King Jambs II. in whose service, as Chief Governor of Ireland, he died. The Duke, by Frances, Countess Hamilton, left two daughters, of whom, Charlotte was tn. to the Prince de Vintimiglia, and had issue two daughters; the one m. to M. Verac, and the other to the Prince Belmonte; but both dying without issue, Richard Wogan Talbot, now Baron of Malahide, became heir general to the Duke of Tyrconnell, as descendant and sole heir of Frances, the Duke's sister. In the castle there is a half length painting, by Sir Peter Leiy, and, notwithstanding all that was written by his successful, yet unforgiving enemies at the revolution, this portrait goes far to support what we find said of the Duke in Connt Grammont's Memoirs, that he was ** one of the tallest men in England, and possessed of a fine and brilliant exterior; his manners were noble and brilliant;" and that fae was " one of the most genteel men in the court O/'charlbs II." There is also a painting of the Duchess, who was eldest daughter and co-heiress of Richard Jennings,t of Sandridge, in Hertfordshire, and sister to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough; and her beauty and character are thus depicted by a cotemporary; "She had the fairest and brightest complexion that ever was seen; her hair a most beauteous fiaxen, her countenance extremely animated, though, generally, persons so exquisitely fair have an insipidity; her whole person tins fine, particularly her neck and bosom. The charms of her person, and the unaffected sprightUness of her wit, gained her the general admiration of the whole court; in these fascinating qualities she had there (charles's court) other competitors; but scarcely one, except Miss Jennings, maintained throughout the character of unblemished chastity.*' After the death of the Duke, whose sincere attachment to his unfortunate sovereign has never been disputed, the Duchess was permitted to erect a house (still standing) in Kingstreet, Dublin, as a nunnery for poor Clares, and in this obscure retirement, burying all the attractions and graces which once so adorned the court of England, she died at the age of ninety-two, and was interred in Patrick's Cathedral, 9th March, 1703. in. Prances, m. to her cousin, Richard Talbot, esq. of Malahide, and by him (who d. in 1703,) had a son,

John Talbot, of Malahide, grandfather of

the present Richard Wogan Talbot, Lord Talbot De Malauiuk.

Arms—Gu. a lion rampant, or, within a bordure engrailed, erminois.

TRANT, OF THE QUEEN'S COUNTY, lineage.

Sir Patrick Trant, son of a London merchant, who realized a very considerable fortune, was, at the time of the revolution, one of the largest landed proprietors in Ireland. In 1680, he obtained a patent of Baronetcy, and stood so high in favour with James II. that letters patent were in progress to create Sir Patrick, Lord Maryborough, when James fled from Dublin. For his fidelity to that ill-fated Prince, Sir Patrick was Attainted, and his vast estates being forfeited, were sold at Chichester House in 1703, to The Yellow Bladebone Company, for the inadequate sum of £30,000.

Sir Patrick left at his decease, two daughters, his co-heirs, of whom Ellen, wedded Christopher, Viscount Longford, and was mother of an only daughter, Ellen, who died unmarried in 1748. The other daughter married the Prince d'Auvergne, but had no issue.

Sir Patrick had a brother Dominick, who married a sister of Sir Stephen Rice, and was ancestor of the late Dominick Trant, esq. of the Island of Montserrat, who m. a daughter of P. L. Story, esq. and left at bis decease, a son and a daughter. Nearly connected also with Sir Patrick, were two brothers, from one of whom descends William Trant, esq. formerly M.P. for Dover, and from the other, derived Sir James Fitzgerald, bart. and Mrs. Pepper, of Portman-square.

Arms—Per pale, az. and gu. two swords in saltier, arg. hilts and poinds, or, between three roses of the third.

TRESWELL.

Colonel Daniel Treswell, was created a BaRonet 1063; but the title has been long Extinct.

TUFTON, OF VINTNERS.

Utneage.

Sir William Tufton, of Vintners, in the county of Kent, Governor of Barbadoes, fifth son of Sir John Tufton, Baronet, and brother of Nicholas, first Earl of Thanet, was created a Baronet of Ireland in 16M. He fn. Anne, daughter of Cecil Cave, esq. of Leicestershire, and by her, who died in 1649, he had three sons and one daughter, Vere, eventual heiress, m. first, to

heroism which give force to his passions, and celebrity to his errors.

While King James was arming (for the Battle Of The Boyni) in Slane Castle, another scene, equally striking, was acted in the hall of Malahide. Before the dawn of day, the Talbots, with their kinsmen, to the number of fourteen, assembled, armed to the teeth, round a breakfast table, at which the sitter of the king's lieutenant-general fTirconnel), the Lady Prances, widow of the head of this loyal party (Richard Talbot, of Malahide, who d. in 1703), presided. They set forth with a light to join their kinsman the Duke, the King's camp lying on the near shore of the Boyne, and found Tirconnel, with the Duke of Berwick, recoouoitering the position of King W Ii.ua M on the opposite side of the river. While William was

mounting his horse, it happened that a man and two horses, standing near him, were killed by a cannon ball. A second bullet rebounding, glanced over the right shoulder or the gallant William, and inflicted a flesh wound; his officers crowded round him, and it was thought hy the enemy that he was killed. A shout of joy rose from the Irish camp; and Tirconuel, prompt to avail himself of the great event, sent forth a squadron of cavalry to profit by the consternation. In this petulant attack perished the party of the Talbots, one only returning to the castle to tell the story of the eventful day. This one was a stripling youth, Richard, son, heir, and successor of the then Talbot of Malahide.— Lady Morgan's Irish Sketches in the Metropolitan Magazine.

\ For an account of the family of Jknyks, see Burke's History of the Commoners, vol. iii.

Sir Thomas Beaumont, baronet, of Gracedien; and secondly, to George Lane, Esq. Sir William died, at Barbadoes, in 1850, and was s. by his son.

Sir Benedict Tufton, second baronet, who died s. p. and was I. by his brother,

Sir Charlks Ti'kton, third baronet, at whose decease the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Arms—Sa. an eagle displayed, erm. within a bordure, arg.

TYNTE, OF DUNLAVEN.

Hintaqt.

Edward Tynte, esq. of Wrexhall, in the county of Somerset, living in 1585, was father of two sons, namely,

I. Edward, of Wrexhall, grandfather of Edward Tynte, esq. of Chelvey, in the county of Somerset, M.P. for Bridgewater, in 1831, a devoted adherent of royalty during the civil wars, and named in the list of gentlemen l east, intended to have been created knights ofthe RoyalOak. He m. Jane,daughter and heir of Hugh Halsewell, esq. of Halsewell, in the county of Somerset, and thus acquired the Estate which has since been the chief residence of the family. His son and heir, Halsewell Tvnte, Esq. of Halsewell, was created a Baronet of England,7th June, 1673. From him descended the present, Charles Krmeyb Kebeystynte, esq. of Halsewell. (See Buerr's Commoners.) it. Robert. The second son,

Sir Robert Tynte, knt. who settled in Ireland, in 1045, was ancestor of,

Robert Tanner, esq. of Dunlaven, in the county of Wicklow, who m. Lady Elizabeth Stratford, daughter of John, first Earl of Aldborough, and had a son and successor,

Jahes Stratford Tynte,esq. of Dunlaven, who was created a Baronet in 1778. He m. Hannah, daughter of Morley Pendred Saunders, esq. of Saunders Grove, in the county of Wicklow, by Lady Martha, his wife, daughter of John, first Earl of Aldborough, and had two daughters his f of whom,

Jemima-roberta, m. in 1600, Joseph Pratt, esq. or Cabra Castle, in the county of Cavan, and their second son, Joseph Pratt-tyntk, esq. of Tynte Park in the county of Wicklow, has inherited the Tynte estates. He m. in 1838, Geraldine, second daughter of William Richard Hopkyns-Northey, esq. of Snffolklawn, Cheltenham, and grandaughter of General NortheyHopkins of Oving House, Bucks. At Sir James Tynte's, decease, the Baronetcy became Extinct; his widow m. secondly, Fitzmaurice Caldwell, esq.

Arms—Gu. a lion couchant between six crosses crosslet arg.

TYRRELL, OF LYNN.

tlinragr.

Edward Tyrrell, etc. of Lynn, In the county of Westmeath, was created a Baronet, loth May, 1880,

with limitation of the honour, in default of iarae male

of his body, to Edward Tyrrell, junior, his nepbrvr.

and his heirs male. Sir Edward m. Eleanor.* d*s

of Sir Dudley Loftua, knt. of Killvan, by Cealia.

his wife, daughter of the learned Sir James Wire,

auditor-general of Ireland, and had an only child,

Catherine, who wedded Robert Edgeworth, esq.

of Long wood. in the county of Meath, and had,

with other issue,

1. Edward EnCEWORTH.of Kilshrewly.in the
county of Longford, ancestor of the present

Thomas Newcomen-edoewoeth. esq. of
Kilshrewly, in the county of Longford.

2. Pacxinoton EDOEWORTH.upon whom were
settled the Tyrrell estates, a portion of
which still remains in the possession of
Pakington Edgeworth's descendant.

Packinoton Edgeworth. esq. of Long wood, in the county of Meath. Sir Edward Tyrrell was Attainted in 1888, and the Baronetcy became obscured by that act of forfeiture. His estates were, however, restored to Robert Edgeworth, esq. of Longwood.

WARD.

In 1882, a Baronetcy was conferred on the family of Ward, of Killagh, in the county of Down, but the title soon became Extinct.

WILMOT.

In 1821, a Baronetcy was conferred on
Arthur Wilmot, esq. but soon after Rxfired.

WILSON.

John Wilson, esq. of Killenure in the county of Donegal, was created a Baronet in 1629, a title us* II Nct.

"In 1628, (we quote Mr. Lodge, the Irish genealogist,) Sir Frederick, by petition to Charles I. desired his majesty to grant him the nomination and ma*ia£ of two Irish Baronets; which request (though his Le jesty was resolved not to draw it into a precedent fce others), in regard the king was desirous to gratify » well-deserving a servant, and was confident he Wubm nominate none but such as were of men and ftthac quality and condition for that dignity, was ate, I grant; and accordingly, 20th May, 1029, he nomnutei John Magrath, of Allevollan, in the county of Tipwv rary, and John Wilson, of Killenure, in the county of Donegal, esquires, who were raised ta the digsJtv by letters patent."

YORKE.

Sir William Yorrr, a distinguished lawyer, was appointed lord-chief-justice of the Common Pleas ta Ireland, 1743, and created a Baronet in 1711. Re il. s. p. when the title became Extinct.

t She had been twice previously married, first, to George Colley, of Edenberg, and secondly, to CAmd William UiickiiilHlil.

BARONETCIES OF SCOTLAND,

EXTINCT AND DORMANT.

ALEXANDER, OF MENSTRIE.

Sib William Alexander, of Menstrie, the celebrated poet, had a grant of the territory of Nova Scotia by Charter, dated 10th September, 10*21. and the king gave him permission to divide that territory into one hundred parcels, and to dispose of those tracts, with the tide of Baronet, for the purpose of improving the colony. Sir William obtained about 1 -<>n from each purchaser; and he had likewise the privilege of coining a sort of base copper money, denominated " Turners," by which he acquired much wealth- In 1626, he became Secretary of State for Scotland, and in 1630 was created Lord Alexander aud Viscount Stirling; and in 1633 advanced to the Yucounty of Canada and Earldom Op Stirling, (See Burke's Extinct and Dormant Peerage of ScotUnd).

Arms—Party per pale, az. and sa. a die v. and in base a crescent, all counterchanged.

ARNOT.

Sir Micbarl Arnot, of Arnot, in the county of Perth, thp descendant of a very andent Pifeshire family, designated of that Ilk so early as the 12th century, was created a Baronet by Charles I. 27th July, 1629. His son and heir, Sir David Arkot, second Baronet, M.P. for Kinross in 1689, was father of Sir John Arnot, third Baronet, who, having devoted himself early to a military life, was appointed, in 1727, Adjutant General of Scotland. In 1735 he rose to the rank of Brigadier General; in 1739 to that of Major General, and died, 4th June, 1750, a Lieutenant General and Adjutant General of North Britain. His eldest son, Sir John Arnot, fourth Baronet, was succeeded by his son, Sir William Arnot, fifth Baronet, Lieutenant Colonel of the Queen's regiment of dragoon guard*, who d. in 1782, leaving a son and heir, Sir William Arnot, sixth and last Baronet.

Arms—Arg. a chev. sa. between two mullets in chief, and a crescent (qu. estoile) in base, gu.

BAILLIE.

Sir Gideon Baillib, of Lochend, created a Baronet in 1036, in. Magdalen, daughter and co-heir of David, Lord Carnegie, and left by her who wedded secondly, Sir John Crawford, of Kilbirnie, an only daughter and heir, Margaret, wife of Sir John Colquhoun,

b.irt. of Luss.

BARR.

Sir Robert Bars, Burgess of Glasgow, was created a Baronet of Nova Scotia, but the date of creation is not exactly known.

BENNET.

Sir William Bennbt, of Grubet, created in 1670, was father of a daughter who married Charles Stuart, of Dunearn, and waa mother of Alexander Stuart, of Dunearn, well known for his valuable collection of pictures and books, who d. s. p.

Arms—Gu. on a chev. between three stars, arg. a cross patee, gu.

BENNET.

Sir Georob Bennet, of the county of Fife, created a Baronet in 1671, was living in Poland when Nisbet wrote.

Arms— Gu. on a chev- between three stars, arg. a cross patee, gu.

BLACKADER.

Sir John Blackader, of TulHallan, in Perthshire, heir male of Blackader, of that Ilk, in the county of Berwick,t descended from Patrick Blackader, who acquired, towards the close of the 15th century, the lands of Tulliallan, in marriage with the daughter and co-heir of James Edmondston of that Ilk. Sir John created a Baronet in 1026. He left an only daughter and heir, Marriott, «. to Laurence,eldest son of Laurence Oliphant, esq. of Condie, direct ancestor of the present Laurence Oliphant, esq. of Condie, late M.P. for Perth.

Arms—Aa. on a chev. arg. three roses, gu.

BOLLES.

Dame Mart Bolles, widow, of Osberton, in the county of Nottingham, was created a Baronetbss of Nova Scotia in 1635, the only instance of the dignity having been conferred upon a female. Her ladyship was daughter of Mr. Wykham, of Ledstone, in the county of York, aud widow of Thomas Bolles, esq. of Osberton, aforesaid, great grandson of William Holies, esq. of Wortbin, in Suffolk, a scion of the ancient family of Bolle, or Bolles, of Hough, in the county of Lincoln.

t Beatrice, eldest daughter of ooe of the two portioners of Robert Blackader, of Blackader, m. John Home, fourth of the seven sons of Sir David Hume, of Weddcrburne, so well known in border song, as " the seven spears of Wedderburuc."

BROWN.

In 1664, a Baronetcy of Scotland was conferred nn James Brown, esq. of the Island of Barbadoes, but expired soon after.

BRUCE, OF KINROSS.

Robert Bruce, third Baron of Blairhall, descended from the house of Clackmanan,* had by Jean, his wife, daughter of Sir John Preston, of Valleyfield, two sons,

Thomas, who succeeded at Blairhall, and

Sir William Bruce, of Baleaskie.a man of extraordinary parts, a steady loyalist, and a firm and constant friend of the royal family.

"He was," says Sir Robert Douglas, " too young to have been very active in the troublesome reign of King Charles I., but no gentleman in a private capacity contributed more to bring about the restoration of his son than Sir William. Being of a fine address, he found means to get acquainted with General Monk, to whom, 'tis said, that he painted the distress and distractions of our country, and the glory that would be acquired in restoring the royal family, in such lively colours, that the general at last opened his mind to him, and signified his inclination to serve the king; but that their measures were to be carried on with the utmost caution and secrecy. These joyful tidings Sir William had the honour to communicate to the king, the happy consequences thereof are so well known to every body, that we need insist no further on them here.

11 The king did not fail to remember his faithful services, and immediately after his restoration, he appointed him clerk to the bills, anno 1900, a very beneficial office in those days."

Subsequently too, in consideration of his great taste and knowledge in architecture, he was made master of the king's works, and designed the stately palace of Holy rood House, as it now stands.

Sir William acquired the lands of Balcaskie, in Fife, and was created a Baronet by the title of Sir William Bruce, of Balcaskie, by his majesty's royal patent, to him and his heirs male, &c. dated 21st April, 1068.

But having acquired from the Earl of Morton the lands and barony of Kinross, he was ever after known by that title. He built a fine seat, which for magnificence, elegance, and the beauty of its architecture, is scarce to be paralleled in the kingdom.

Hem. Mary, daughter of Sir James Halk.ett.bart. of Pinrrane, by whom he had several children, whereof only two came to maturity, viz. John (Sir), his heir.

Anne, who carried on the line of this family, of whom afterwards. He m. secondly, Magdalene Scott, but by her he had no issue.

Sir William, some time before his death, made a settlement and entail of his estate (failing issue of his son's body) " to his daughter Anne, and the heirs male of her body," &c. &c. whosoever so succeeding

being obliged to carry the name and arms of Bruce, of Kinross.

He lived to a great age, died anno 1710, and was /. by his son,

Sir John Bruce,2nd Bart.,of Kinross,"also,"continues Douglas, " a man of parts, and as he had got a liberal education, was looked upon as one of the finr*t gentlemen in the kingdom, when he returned from his travels."

He m. Lady Christian Leslie, da tighter of John, Duke of Rothes, dowager of James, Marquess of Moatrose, but died without issue, when the baronetcy went to his cousin and beir male,

Sir Alexander Bruce, second son of the fourth baron of Blairhall, who dying unmarried, these honours became Extinct, but Sir John was succeeded in the estate of Kinross by his sister,

Anne, only surviving child oi Sir William Bruce, of Kinross, and heiress to his whole estate. She was married first, to Sir Thomas Hope, hart, of Craighail, by whom .she had three sons.

Sir William Hope, bart. who died before his mother,

unmarried. Sir Thomas Hope, bart. who became his mother's

heir, but d. s. p. Sir John Bruce Hope, bart. lieutenant-general, who d. s. p. m. in 1766. She was married, secondly, to Sir John Carstairs, of Kilconquhar, by whom she had one son and three daughters, via.

James Carstairs, who carried on the line of this

family. Christian, m- to James Balfour, eaq. of Forret.by

whom she had several sons and daughters. Agnes, m. to Robert Fotheringbam, esq,, of Baa

deau,by whom she had several anna anddaa*. Mary, rn. to Alexander Bayne, esq- of Rire*, advocate, professor of Scots law, by whom sac had three sons and two daughters.

Arms—Or, a saltire and chief wavy gu.

CAMPBELL.

Sir Colin Campbell, of Lundie, in the county sf Forfar, second son of Colin, sixth Earl of Argyll, sras created a Baronet in 1027.

Arms—Gironny of eight pieces), or and aa.

CAMPBELL.

Sir Colin Campbell, of Ardkinglaaa, son and heir of James Campbell, esq. of Ardkinglass (desceadti from the Campbells of Lorn), by Mary, his vifr, daughter of Sir Robert Campbell, of Glenorchv, *u created a Baronet in 1079. The eventual heiress of the family, the eldest daughter of Sir James Caaipotll. of Ardkinglass, was mother of Sir James Lmnr>ton<, bart. who left a son and a daughter, viz.

James Livingstone, afterwards Sir James Camp-
bell, of Ardkinglass, father of
Sir Alexander Campbell, of Ardkinglass,
who died in 1810.
Mary Livingstone, m. to John Callander, of Cruj-
forth, and had a son, the late
Sir James Campbell, of Ardkinglass, the
writer, 6. in 1745.

Arms— Gironny of eight, or and aa.

• Margaret Bruce, of Cowden, in Perthshire, sole heir and representative of Henry Bruce, the last of CUcknian.ni, married in 1838, David, Earl of Airlie,

CARMICHAEL.

Sir Jihu Carmichael, of Westerhall and Hyndford, -was created a Baronet in 1(327, and became subsequently Baron Carmichakl. His grandson and heir. Sir John Caemicharl, second Lord Cannichael, waa advanced to the Earldom of Hyndford in 1701, and the Baronetcy thenceforward remained merged in the higher honours, until the decease of Andrew, sixth Earl of Hyndford, in 1817, since which period the dignities of the Cannichael family have remained dormant, although the Earldom has been claimed by Major John Cannichael, and the Barony of Cannichael, conjointly with the Earldom, by Sir James Carzuichael Smyth, baronet.

Arms—Arg. a feas wreathy. ax. and gu.

CUNNINGHAM.

Sir Dayid Cunningham, of Auchenharrie, Ayrshire (a scion of Glencairn), created a Baronet in 1633, was succeeded in Anchenharvie by

Dr. Robert C Un Ninghame, physician to Charles II. for Scotland- Sir Robert d. before the year 1674, and Wm a. by his son,

Sm Robert Cunninghame, bart. of Auchenharrie, who enjoyed the honours and estate for a brief period only, and was $. by his only sister, Anne Cunninghame, of Auchenharvie, whose sasine of the lands is dated in 1077. She died not long after her brother, and the estate of Auchenharrie passed under a special deed of entail, to (the nephew of her father, Sir Robert, the physician) her cousin,

Si R Robert Cunningh Am, bart. whom. Anne Purves, of the family of Purves Hall, and died 10th July, 1715, leaving a son, James Cuninchame, of Auchenharrie, who did not assume the title of Baronet. He m. Marion, daughter of Fullarton, of that Ilk, and bad a son and three daughters, Tie.

Robert, of Auchenharvie, who died unm. and

under age in 1733. Anna, who m. in 1737 John, second son of the Rev. William Reid, minister of Stevenston.and had, with other issue, a son and heir.

Robert Reid, who inherited Auchenharrie, and added to his own the name of Cunninghame. His son and heir, Robert Cunninghame, esq. of Auchenharvie, succeeded at the decease of his father. Elizabeth, d. unm.

Barbara, m. to William Cunninghame, in Kilcornning.

Arms—Arg. a shakefork between two lozenges in fesse, sa.

CUNNINGHAME, OF CUNNINGHAMHEAD.

John Cunningham, of Cunninghamhead, in the county of Ayr, sprung from a scion of Glencairn, living in 1603, m. Mary, eldest daughter of Sir James rldmonstone, of Duntreath, and by her (who m. secondly. Sir William Graham, of Bruco) had issue, William, bis heir.

Barbara, m. in 1624, to James Fullarton, younger, of Fullarton, and their descendant, Col. William Fullarton, was served heir to this family of Cunninghamhead, 17th December, 1701. Elizabeth, m. first, to Sir George Cunninghame; and secondly, in 1641, to the Hon. William Sandilands. The son and heir.

Sir William Cunninghame, of Cunninghamhead, succeeded his father about the year 1607, and was created a Baronet in 16-27. He m. first, in 1619, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Nicolson, Commissary of Aberdeen; and secondly, Lady Margaret Campbell, daughter of the Earl of Loudour: by the former of whom, he left at his decease, about 1640, with a danBarbara, m. in 165S to William Mure, esq. of Caldwell, a son and successor,

Sir William Cunninghame, of Cunninghamhead, second bart. who m. in 1661, Anne, eldest daughter, of Thomas, first Lord Ruthven, and by her (who wedded secondly, William Cunninghame, of Craigends) had a son, William, his heir; and a daughter, Isabel, who d. unm. Sir William living in a season of religious persecution, suffered much from the Practical party. In 1663, he was fined £200. In 1664, arraigned as a delinquent before the Court of the High Commission, and in 1665, and for two or three years after, imprisoned. He died in 1670, and was t. by his only son,

Sir William Cunninghame, second bart. of Cunninghamhead, who, at the decease of David, second Lord Ruthven, without issue, assumed the additional surname of Ruthven, but did not take the honours of the peerage, even allowing his cousin Isabel, the daughter of his mother's youngest sister, to enjoy the title of Lady Ruthven. Like his father, Sir William suffered much from persecution. He tn. Ann, daughter of Sir Archibald Stewart, of Castlemilk, but d. s. p. in 1724, when the Baronetcy became Extinct. Cunninghamhead was sold in that year to John Snodgrass, esq. and is still possessed by his descendant, David Snodgrass Buchanan, esq.

Arms— 1st and 4th, arg. a shakefork sa. and a mullet in chief; 2nd and 3rd, quarterly, More and Comyn.

DALMAHOY, OF THAT ILK.

Sir Alexander Dalmahot, of that Ilk (representative of a very ancient family in Midlothian, which was of distinction and rank in the reign of Alexander III.), had a charter under the great seal in 1636, of the lands and barony of Dalmahoy. He m. Marian, daughter of James Nisbet, of Dean, and bad, with four daughters, of whom, the eldest m. Henry Trotter, of Morton Hall; the second, Stewart, of Blackall, the third, Alexander S win ton, Lord Mersington, and the fourth, Sir William Scott, of Clerkington ;• two sons, John, his heir, and William, of Ravelridge, ancestor of the Dalmahoys of Ravelridge. The elder. Sir John Dalmahot, of that Ilk, was created a BaRonet by Charles II., by patent to him and his heirs male general, dated 2nd December, 1679. He m. twice, and had by his first wife, Liliaa Elphinstone, a daughter, m. to Watson, of Saughton, and two sons, Alexander and Robert. The elder, Sir Alexander Dalmahoy, second bart. tn. Alicia, daughter of John Paterson, Archbishop of Glasgow, and had, besides a

• From the marriage of Barbara Dalmahoy with Sir William Scott, of Clerkington, descend the Scons, of M.tlitnv, and the B Lairs, of Blair, in Ayrshire.

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