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Glamis, Lord (S, 1445)

 

Creation: let.pat. 28 Jun 1445

 

Family name: Lyon later Bowes later Lyon-Bowes later Bowes-Lyon

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Arms:

See Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne

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Patrick [Lyon], 1st Lord Glamis

son and heir of Sir John Lyon of Glamis (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Graham, dau. of Patrick [Graham], Earl of Strathearn), son and heir of Sir John Lyon of Glamis by his wife Lady Jean Stewart, 2nd dau. of Robert II, King of Scotland

born

mar.

after 1427 Isabel Ogilvy (mar. (2) as his second wife Gilbert [Kennedy], 1st Lord Kennedy; d. 1484), dau. of Sir Walter Ogilvy of Lintrathen by his second wife Isabel Glen, dau. of Sir John Glen of Inchmartin

children

1. Alexander Lyon, later 2nd Lord Glamis

2. John Lyon, later 3rd Lord Glamis

3. William Lyon of Easter Ogil (d. after 20 Jun 1498), mar., and had issue

4. Patrick Lyon (d. after 1481)

1. Elizabeth Lyon, mar. bef. 1 Apr 1460 Alexander Robertson of Struan

died

21 Mar 1459

created

28 Jun 1445 Lord Glamis

suc. by

son

note

a hostage for the ransom of King James I 1424-27; Privy Councillor [S]; a Lord Auditor of the Scottish Treasury 1450-51; Master of the Household 1450-52; Ambassador to England 1451 and 1455; Keeper of the Castles of Kildrummy, Kindrocht and Balveny 1456-59; a Lord of Session 1457

 

Alexander [Lyon], 2nd Lord Glamis

born

mar.

bef. 17 Feb 1449/50 Agnes Crichton (mar. (2) after 1487 as his second wife Walter Ker of Cessford; d. after Nov 1493), 2nd dau. of William [Crichton], 1st Lord Crichton, by his wife Agnes .....

died

s.p. 1486

suc. by

brother

note

a Lord Auditor of Parliament after 1463; a Lord of Council

 

John [Lyon], 3rd Lord Glamis, PC

born

mar.

c. 1450 Elizabeth Scrymgeour (d. bef. 20 Oct 1492), only dau. of Sir John Scrymgeour of Dudhope, Constable of Dundee, by his second wife Isabella Oliphant

children

1. John Lyon, later 4th Lord Glamis

2. David Lyon of Baikie and Cossins (d. at the Battle of Flodden 9 Sep 1513), mar. c. Sep 1505 Lady Elizabeth Lindsay, 2nd dau. of David [Lindsay], 5th Earl of Crawford later 1st Duke of Montrose, by his first wife Elizabeth Hamilton, only dau. by his first wife of James [Hamilton], 1st Lord Hamilton, and had issue

3. William Lyon (d. at the Battle of Flodden 9 Sep 1513)

4. George Lyon (d. at the Battle of Flodden 9 Sep 1513)

1. Violet Lyon, mar. bef. 1464 Hugh [Fraser], 1st Lord Lovat, and had issue

2. Janet Lyon, mar. Gilbert Hay of Templeton

3. Christian Lyon (d. after 21 Aug 1508), mar. after 24 Apr 1492 as his first wife William [Hay], 4th Earl of Erroll, and had issue

4. Agnes Lyon (d. bef. 30 Apr 1529), mar. (1) Arthur [Forbes], 5th Lord Forbes, and (2) John Ross of Craigie

5. Margaret Lyon, mar. after 10 Jun 1495 James Rynd, Yr. of Broxmouth

6. Mariota Lyon, mar. William Ochterlony, son of Sir James Ochterlony of that Ilk

7. Elizabeth Lyon (dsp. bef. 24 Sep 1509), mar. William Forbes, son of ..... Forbes of Echt

died

1 Apr 1497

suc. by

son

note

a Lord Auditor of Parliament and a Lord of Council 1484-94 ; Justiciar, South of Forth 1487/8; took the side of King James III against his son and heir but after the King's death at the Battle of Sauchieburn 1488 became a supporter of King James IV; Privy Councillor [S] 1489; Joint Justiciar of Scotland 1489-94; Ambassador to England and other countries 1491

 

John [Lyon], 4th Lord Glamis

born

mar.

aft. 18 May 1487 Elizabeth Gray (mar. (2) bef. 27 Jul 1511 as his second wife Alexander [Gordon], 3rd Earl of Huntly, and (3) bef. 5 Jun 1525 as his second wife George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes; d. 1526), 1st dau. of Andrew [Gray], 2nd Lord Gray, by his first wife Janet Keith, only child of Sir Robert Keith, Marshal of Scotland 1444-46, by his wife Janet Seton, dau. of Sir John Seton of Seton

children

1. Hon George Lyon, later 5th Lord Glamis

2. Hon John Lyon, later 6th Lord Glamis

3. Hon Alexander Lyon, Precentor of Moray (d. 1541)

died

1500

suc. by

son

note

 

George [Lyon], 5th Lord Glamis

born

died

Feb or Mar 1504/5

suc. by

brother

note

 

John [Lyon], 6th Lord Glamis

born

c. 1491

mar.

bef. 12 Dec 1527 Lady Janet Douglas (mar. (2) bef. 1535 as his second wife Hon Archibald Campbell of Skipnish (d. 18 Jul 1537), 2nd son of Archibald [Campbell], 2nd Earl of Argyll; accused of plotting the King's death and burnt to death 17 Jul 1537), sister of Archibald [Douglas], 6th Earl of Angus, and 3rd dau. of Hon George Douglas, Master of Angus (by his wife Hon Elizabeth Drummond, 2nd dau. of John [Drummond], 1st Lord Drummond), 1st son and heir ap. of Archibald [Douglas], 5th Earl of Angus, by his first wife Elizabeth Boyd, 1st dau. of Robert [Boyd], 1st Lord Boyd

children

1. Hon John Lyon, later 7th Lord Glamis

2. Hon George Lyon (d. after 1542)

1. Hon Margaret Lyon (d. 15 Jun 1610)

2. Hon Elizabeth Lyon, mar. (1) bef. 27 Jun 1535 Hon John Forbes, Master of Forbes (found guilty of treason and executed 17 Jul 1537), 1st son and heir ap. by his second wife of John [Forbes], 6th Lord Forbes, (2) Thomas Craig of Balmely, (3) c. 8 May 1548 John Tullock of Montcoffes, and (4) John Abernethy of Balcors (d. 14 Nov 1581), 3rd son of Alexander [Abernethy], 4th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, by his wife Lady ..... Stewart, dau. of James [Stewart], 1st Earl of Buchan, and had issue by her second, third and fourth husbands

died

9 Apr 1528

suc. by

son

note

 

John [Lyon], 7th Lord Glamis, PC

born

mar.

6 Feb 1542/3 Lady Janet Keith (d. after 24 Nov 1559), sister of William [Keith], 3rd Earl Marischal, and dau. of Hon Robert Keith, styled Lord Keith (by his wife Lady Elizabeth Douglas, 1st dau. of  John [Douglas], 2nd Earl of Morton), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Keith], 2nd Earl Marischal, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Gordon, 3rd dau. by his third wife of George [Gordon], 2nd Earl of Huntly

children

1. Hon John Lyon, later 8th Lord Glamis

2. Hon Sir Thomas Lyon of Auldbar, a Lord of Session 1558-93, High Treasurer of Scotland 1585-96, Captain of the King's Guard (d. 18 Feb 1607/8), mar. (1) after 1575 Hon Agnes Home (widow of (1) Sir Robert Logan of Restalrig, and (2) Alexander [Home], 5th Lord Home), and dau. of Patrick [Gray], 4th Lord Gray, by his wife Hon Marion Ogilvy, 2nd dau. of James [Ogilvy], 4th Lord Ogilvy of Airlie, and (2) 1586 Lady Eupheme Douglas, 4th dau. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton, by his wife Lady Agnes Leslie, 1st dau. by his first wife of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, and had issue by his second wife

1. Hon Margaret Lyon (d. Dec 1625), mar. (1) after 30 Sep 1566 Gilbert [Kennedy], 4th Earl of Cassillis, and (2) after 30 Dec 1577 her second cousin John [Hamilton], 1st Marquess of Hamilton, and had issue by both husbands

died

1558

suc. by

son

note

because of the enmity of King James V towards his family, he was convicted of treason the day after his mother's death and himself sentenced to death when he became of age; the forfeiture of his titles and estates confirmed by Parliament 1540 ; following the King's death he was restored to his title and estates by Act of Parliament 15 Mar 1542/3 ; Privy Councillor [S] 1543/4

 

John [Lyon], 8th Lord Glamis, PC

born

c. 1544

mar.

11 Apr 1561 his first cousin once removed Hon Elizabeth Meldrum (widow of William Meldrum of Fyvie; d. bef. May 1581), 2nd dau. of William [Abernethy], 5th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, by his wife Lady Elizabeth Hay, 1st dau. of William [Hay], 4th Earl of Erroll, by his first wife Hon Christian Lyon, 3rd dau. of John [Lyon], 3rd Lord Glamis

children

1. Hon Patrick Lyon, later 9th Lord Glamis later 1st Earl of Kinghorne

1. Hon Elizabeth Lyon, mar. (1) after 18 May 1575 (div. 1585) Patrick [Gray], 6th Lord Gray, and (2) after 14 Feb 1586/7 William Ker later Kirkaldy of Grange, 2nd son of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehirst by his first wife Janet Kirkaldy, dau. and hrss. of Sir William Kirkaldy of Grange, and had issue by her second husband

2. Hon Jean Lyon (d. bef. 23 Feb 1611), mar. (1) after 19 Mar 1582/3 Hon Robert Douglas, Master of Morton, 1st son and heir ap. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton, by his wife Lady Agnes Leslie, 1st dau. by his first wife of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, (2) after 29 Jul 1587 as his third wife Archibald [Douglas], 8th Earl of Angus, and (3) 31 May 1590 Alexander [Lindsay], 1st Lord Spynie, and had issue by all three husbands

3. Hon Sybilla Lyon (d. after 17 Dec 1579)

died

17 Mar 1577/8

suc. by

son

note

Privy Councillor [S] 1567; an Extraordinary Lord of Session 1570-73; Lord Chancellor of Scotland 1573-77/8

 

Patrick [Lyon], 9th Lord Glamis later 1st Earl of Kinghorne

created

10 Jul 1606 Lord Lyon and Glamis, and Earl of Kinghorne

 

The Lordship of Glamis has been held by the Earls of Kinghorne (Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne from 1 Jul 1677) since 10 Jul 1606.

 

 First written 18 Apr 2004

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