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Jedburgh, Lord (S, 1621/2)

 

Creation: let.pat. 2 Feb 1621/2

 

Family name: Ker

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Arms:

See Marquess of Lothian

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Andrew Ker of Altonburn and Cessford, had a charter of Crown lands of the Barony of Old Roxburgh 1451/2, Warden of the Middles March 1457 (d. c. May 1481), mar. (1) ..... Douglas, dau. of William Douglas of Cavers, and had issue:

1. Andrew Ker, Yr of Cessford (dvp. betw. 18 Oct 1466 and 27 Apr 1467), mar. Margaret Halyburton (widow of Patrick [Halyburton], 2nd Lord Dirletoun; mar. (3) as his first wife Archibald Forrester of Corstorphine), sister of Patrick [Hepburn], 1st Earl of Bothwell, and 1st dau. of Patrick [Hepburn], 1st Lord Hailes, by his second wife Ellen Wallace, and had issue:

1a. Margaret Ker, renounced her rights in Cessford in favour of her uncle Walter Ker of Caverton 1479

2. Walter Ker of Caverton and and later Cessford, had a Crown charter of Cessford 13 Mar 1493 (d. 25 Nov 1501), mar. (1) Isabel Hay, and (2) after 1487 Agnes Lyon (widow of Alexander [Lyon], 2nd Lord Glamis), 2nd dau. of William [Crichton], 1st Lord Crichton, by his wife Agnes ....., and had issue by his first wife:

1a. Sir Robert Ker, Yr of Cessford, Warden of the Middle March (d. bef. 6 Nov 1500), mar. after 12 Feb 1484 Christian Rutherford, dau. of James Rutherford of that Ilk, and had issue:

1b. Sir Andrew Ker of Cessford, fought at the Battle of Flodden 1513, Warden of the Middle March 1515 (b. after 1484; d. 24 Jul 1526), mar. before 20 Feb 1509/10 Agnes Sinclair (widow of George Sinclair, Yr of Roslin, son and heir ap. of Sir Oliver Sinclair of Roslin), dau. of Sir Patrick Crichton of Cranstoun Riddell, and had issue:

1c. Sir Walter Ker of Cessford, Warden of the Middle March 1541, fought at the Battle of Pinkie 1547, knighted 1552, fought at the Battle of Langside 1568 (d. before 1583), mar. before 27 Sep 1543 his second cousin once removed Isobel Ker (d. 1 May 1585), 2nd dau. of Sir Andrew Ker of Ferniehurst, and had issue:

1d. Sir Andrew Ker of Caverton (dvp. before 3 Mar 1563/4)

2d. William Ker, Warden of the Middle March (d. Feb 1600), mar. after 3 Mar 1563/4 Janet Tweedie (widow of James Tweedie of Drummelzier), dau. of Sir James Douglas of Drumlanrig, and had issue:

1e. Sir Robert Ker, later 1st Earl of Roxburghe

2e. Sir Mark Ker of Ormiston (dsp. Sep 1603)

1e. Margaret Ker (d. after 1611), mar. after 1 Oct 1656 Walter [Scott], 1st Lord Scott of Buccleuch, and had issue

2e. Elizabeth Ker, mar. 21 Apr 1601 Sir James Bellenden of Broughton, and had issue

3d. Thomas Ker (dvp. before 1573)

1d. Agnes Ker (d. after 8 Dec 1558), mar. John Edmonston, Yr of that Ilk

2d. Isobel Ker, mar. as his second wife John Rutherford of Hunthill

3d. Margaret Ker (dspm. bef. 5 Dec 1565), mar. bef. 4 Feb 1557/8 as his first wife Alexander [Home], 5th Lord Home, and had issue

2c. Mark Ker MP, Commendator of Newbottle, a Lord of Session 1569, Auditor of the Exchequer 1580 (d. 29 Aug 1584), mar. bef. 30 Apr 1567 Lady Helen Seton (widow of Gilbert Seton, Yr of Parbroath; d. 26 Oct 1594), 2nd dau. of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, by his first wife Margaret Halkerston (widow of William Todrig and of George Halkerston, both burgesses of Edinburgh), illegit. dau. of William [Crichton], 3rd Lord Crichton of Sanquhar, by his mistress Lady Margaret Stewart, dau. of James III, King of Scotland, and had issue:

1d. Mark [Ker], 1st Earl of Lothian, mar. bef. 1592 Hon Margaret Maxwell (d. 8 Jan 1617), 1st dau. of John [Maxwell], 4th Lord Herries of Terregles, by his wife Hon Agnes Herries, suo jure Lady Herries of Terregles, and had issue:

1e. Robert [Ker], 2nd Earl of Lothian, mar.  Lady Annabella Campbell (d. aft. 16 Jul 1652), 2nd dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 7th Earl of Argyll, by his first wife Lady Anne Douglas, 5th dau. of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton, and had issue:

1f. Hon Charles Ker, styled Lord Newbottle (dvp. 1623)

1f. Lady Anne Ker (d. 26 Mar 1677), mar. 9 Dec 1630 her fifth cousin once removed William [Kerr], 1st Earl of Lothian, and had issue

2f. Lady Joanna Ker (d. after 27 Jan 1636)

2e. Hon Sir William Ker of Blackhope (dsp. after 19 Feb 1632)

3e. Hon Sir Mark Ker of Maudslie (dsp.legit. Nov 1652)

4e. Hon James Ker (dsp. 1625)

5e. Hon John Ker (dsp. after 1625)

1e. Lady Jean Ker, mar. (1) bef. 1595 Hon Robert Boyd, Master of Boyd (dvp. May 1597), 1st son and heir ap. of Thomas [Boyd], 6th Lord Boyd, by his first wife Margaret Campbell, 2nd dau. of Sir Matthew Campbell of Loudoun, (2) betw. 4 Mar 1606 and 16 Apr 1610 David [Lindsay], 12th Earl of Crawford, and (3) bef. 16 Feb 1618 Thomas Hamilton of Robertoun, and had issue by her first and second husbands

2e. Lady Janet Ker, mar. c. 1609 William [Cunningham], 8th Earl of Glencairn, and had issue

3e. Lady Margaret Ker (d. 15 Mar 1644/5), mar. (1) bef. 6 Aug 1591 James [Hay], 7th Lord Hay of Yester, and (2) after 15 Dec 1609 her fifth cousin Hon Sir Andrew Ker of Oxnam, Master of Jedburgh, only son and heir ap. of Andrew [Ker], 1st Lord Jedburgh, and had issue by her first husband

4e. Lady Isabel Ker (d. 1628), mar. 20 Jul 1603 William [Douglas], 1st Earl of Queensberry, and had issue

5e. Lady Lilias Ker (d. 10 Jul 1659), mar. bef. 1616 John [Borthwick], 8th Lord Borthwick, and had issue

6e. Lady Mary Ker, mar. Sir James Richardson of Smeaton

7e. Lady Elizabeth Ker, mar. after 1598 as his second wife Sir Alexander Hamilton of Innerwick

2d. Andrew Ker of Fentoun (bur. Nov 1623), mar. Isabella Whitlaw, and had issue

3d. George Ker (d. after 21 Jun 1593)

4d. William Ker of Ewinstoun (dspm.), mar. in or bef. 1589 Jean Abernethy (widow of (1) Hon William Carlyle, Master of Carlyle (dvp. 1572), son and heir ap. of Michael [Carlyle], 4th Lord Carlyle of Torthorwald, and (2) Alexander [Abernethy], 6th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy; d. 1608), only dau. of James Johnstone, Yr of that Ilk, by his wife Margaret Hamilton, dau. of John Hamilton of Samuelston, illegit. son of James [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Arran, and had issue

1d. Catherine Ker (d. Mar 1600), mar. bef. 1 Jul 1592 William [Maxwell], 5th Lord Herries of Terregles, and had issue

3c. Andrew Ker (d. after 1553), mar. Marion Cairncross (widow of William Cairncross of Colmislie; d. before May 1560), dau. of ..... Pringle

1c. Catherine Ker, mar. her second cousin Sir John Ker of Ferniehurst (d. 1562), and had issue

2c. Margaret Ker (d. after 12 Nov 1537), mar. Sir John Home of Coldenknows

2b. George Ker of Fawdonside, Tutor of Cessford (d. betw. 21 Sep 1542 and 12 Mar 1553/4), mar. Margaret Halyburton, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Patrick [Halyburton], 5th Lord Dirletoun, by his first wife Margaret Douglas, dau. of James Douglas of Pumpherston and Adeston, and was ancestor of the Kers of Fawdonside

2a. Mark Ker of Dolphingston, Maxton and Littledean (d. 1551), mar. Marjorie Ainslie, dau. and hrss. of John Ainslie of Dolphingston, and was ancestor of the Kers of Littledean

3a. Ralph Ker (d. after 1494)

1a. Elizabeth Ker (d. 19 Oct 1548), mar. (1) after 12 Feb 1484/5 Philip Rutherford, Yr of that Ilk (dvp.), 1st son and heir ap. of James Rutherford of that Ilk by his wife Margaret Erskine, and (2) before 23 Oct 1495 Sir Walter Scott of Buccleuch (d. 15 Apr 1504), only child of David Scott, Yr of Buccleuch, by his wife Lady Jane Douglas, only dau. of George [Douglas], 4th Earl of Angus, and had issue by both husbands

2a. Margaret Ker (d. after 21 Jul 1498)

1. Margaret Ker (d. bef. 9 Jul 1532), mar. (1) as his second wife Sir James Sandilands of Calder, and (2) before 17 May 1509 as his second wife William [Hay], 4th Earl of Erroll

Andrew Ker of Altonburn and Cessford mar. (2) Margaret Tweedle, dau. of James Tweedle of Drummelzier, and had further issue:

3. Thomas Ker of Smailholm later of Ferniehurst, exchanged Smailholm for Crailing and Hownam with John Home of Whitrig 1483 (d. 24 Jun 1484), mar. Margaret Ker, dau. and hrss. of Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehurst, and had issue:

1a. Sir Andrew Ker of Ferniehurst (d. shortly after 4 Oct 1545), mar. bef. 6 Nov 1501 Janet Home, 2nd dau. of Sir Patrick Home of Polwarth, and had issue:

1b. Thomas Ker (dvp. 1523/4)

2b. Sir John Ker of Ferniehurst (d. 1562), mar. his second cousin Catherine Kerr, 1st dau. of Sir Andrew Kerr of Cessford, and had issue:

1c. Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehurst (d. 30 Mar 1586), mar. (1) after 10 Feb 1561/2 Janet Kirkaldy, dau. and hrss. of Sir William Kirkaldy of Grange, and had issue:

1d. Andrew Ker, later 1st Lord Jedburgh

2d. William Ker later Kirkaldy of Grange (d. betw. 24 Dec 1593 and 13 Jan 1598/9), mar. after 14 Feb 1586/7 Hon Elizabeth Lyon, sister of Patrick [Lyon], 1st Earl of Kinghorne, and 1st dau. of John [Lyon], 8th Lord Glamis, by his wife and first cousin once removed Hon Elizabeth Meldrum, widow of William Meldrum of Fyvie and 2nd dau. of William [Abernethy], 5th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, and had issue:

1e. William Kircaldy (d. after 13 Jan 1598/9)

2e. Alexander Kirkaldy of Grange later Ker, later de jure 2nd Lord Jedburgh

1e. Jean Kirkaldy (d. after 19 Feb 1607)

2e. Isobel Kirkaldy (d. after 19 Feb 1607)

1d. Mary Ker, mar. after 6 Nov 1587 as his first wife Hon James Douglas, Commendator of Melrose (d. bef. 15 Oct 1620), 2nd son of William [Douglas], 6th Earl of Morton, by his wife Lady Agnes Leslie, 1st dau. by his fourth wife of George [Leslie], 4th Earl of Rothes, and had issue

2d. Julian Ker (bur. 30 Mar 1637), mar. (1) Sir Patrick Home of Polwarth, Master of the Household to King James VI, and (2) betw. 18 and 26 Sep 1613 as his third wife Thomas [Hamilton], 1st Earl of Haddington, and had issue by both husbands

3d. Margaret Ker (dsp. 24 May 1594), mar. after 28 Oct 1584 as his first wife Robert [Melville], 2nd Lord Melville of Monymaill

Sir Thomas Ker of Ferniehurst mar. (2) 1569 Janet Scott, sister of Sir Walter Scott of Buccleuch and dau. of William Scott, Yr of Branxholm and Buccleuch, and had further issue:

3d. Thomas Ker of Oxnam and Over Crailing, killed at Jedburgh Fair by the Turnbulls of Minto (d. 14 Sep 1601)

4d. Sir James Ker of Crailing MP (d. 1645), mar. Mary Rutherford, dau. and hrss. of James Rutherford of Hundalie, and had issue:

1e. Robert Ker of Crailing, later 4th Lord Jedburgh

1e. Jean Ker, mar. John Ker of West Nisbet, and had issue

5d. Sir Robert Ker/Carr, later 1st Earl of Somerset

4d. Anne Ker (d. 15 Feb 1648/9; bur. with her husband in the Logan cemetery at Restalrig), mar. after 30 Aug 1613 John [Elphinstone], 2nd Lord Balmerinoch, and had issue

2c. Andrew Ker of Nethergogar (d. before 24 Aug 1581)

3c. William Ker (dsp. after 1561)

4c. John Ker (d. after 31 Oct 1581)

1c. Margaret Ker, mar. c. Sep 1560 William [Hay], 5th Lord Hay of Yester, and had issue

2c. Elizabeth Ker, mar. Andrew Lundin, 2nd son of Walter Lundin of that Ilk

3b. Robert Ker of Woodhead and Ancram (d. Feb 1588), mar. Isabel Hume, dau. of Sir David Hume of Wedderburn by his wife Lady Alison Douglas, sister of Archibald [Douglas], 6th Earl of Angus, and 2nd dau of Hon George Douglas, Master of Angus, and had issue:

1c. William Ker of Ancram, assassinated by Sir Robert Ker, Yr of Cessford, later 1st Earl of Roxburghe (d. 20 Dec 1590), mar. Margaret Home (widow of David Home of Fishwick; mar. (3) Sir George Douglas of Mordington), dau. of Archibald Dundas if Fingask, and had issue:

1d. Robert [Ker], 1st Earl of Ancram, mar. (1) bef. 24 Jan 1607 Elizabeth Murray (d. bef. 1620), sister of Sir Archibald Murray of Blackbarony, 1st Bt., and dau. of Sir John Murray of Blackbarony MP, and had issue:

1e. William [Kerr], 1st Earl of Lothian, mar. 9 Dec 1630 his fifth cousin once removed Lady Anne Ker (d. 26 Mar 1677), 1st dau. and heir of line of Robert [Ker], 2nd Earl of Lothian, and had issue:

1f. Robert [Kerr], 1st Marquess of Lothian, mar. Jan 1660/1 Lady Jane Campbell (d. 31 Jul 1712), 2nd dau. of Archibald [Campbell], 1st Marquess of Argyll, by his wife Lady Margaret Douglas, 2nd dau. of William [Douglas], 7th Earl of Morton, and had issue:

1g. Lord William Ker, later 5th Lord Jedburgh later 2nd Marquess of Lothian

2g. Lord Charles Kerr of Cramond (d. 1735), mar. Janet Murray (d. 1 Dec 1755), 1st dau. of Sir David Murray of Stanhope, 2nd Bt., by his first wife Lady Anne Bruce, 2nd dau. of Alexander [Bruce], 2nd Earl of Kincardine, and had issue

3g. Col Lord John Kerr, commanding officer 31st Regiment 1715-28 (bur. 14 Aug 1728), mar. ..... ..... (d. 8 Dec 1720)

4g. Gen Lord Mark Kerr, Governor of Guernsey 1740 and Governor of Edinburgh Castle 1745 (bapt. 1 Apr 1676;  d. 2 Feb 1752; bur. in Kensington, London)

5g. Hon James Kerr (bapt. 1679; d. unm.)

1g. Hon Margaret Kerr (bapt. Dec 1670 ; dvp. young)

2g. Hon Jean Kerr (bapt. Dec 1671; dvp. young)

3g. Lady Mary Kerr (bapt. Oct 1674; d. 22 Jan 1736; bur. at Holyrood), mar. 13 Dec 1692 as his second wife James [Douglas], 2nd Marquess of Douglas, and had issue

4g. Lady Margaret Kerr (bapt. May 1678; dvp. young)

5g. Lady Annabella Kerr (bapt. Oct 1682; dvp. young)

2f. Hon Sir William Kerr of Halden, Director of Chancery for life 1651 (b. 22 Dec 1638 ; d. 16...), mar. after 30 Jun 1664 Agnes Cockburn, dau. of John Cockburn of Ormiston, and had issue

3f. Hon Charles Kerr of Abbotrule (b. 17 Jul 1642; d. 16...), mar. c. 1666 Cecily Scott, dau. of Patrick Scott of Langshaw, and had issue

4f. Hon Harry Kerr (b. 7 Mar 1645; dvp. 12 Oct 1648)

5f. Capt Hon John Kerr (b. 3 Aug 1647; d. after 1722), mar., and had issue

1f. Lady Anne Kerr (b. 26 Nov 1631; d. 30 Aug 1658), mar. c. 11 Jan 1651/2 as his first wife Hon Alexander Fraser, Master of Saltoun, only son and heir ap. of Alexander [Fraser], 11th Lord Saltoun of Abernethy, by his second wife Elizabeth Urquhart, widow of John Urquhart of Craigfintrie and dau. of Alexander Seton of Meldrum, and had issue

2f. Lady Elizabeth Kerr (b. 6 Sep 1633), mar. 23 Aug 1649 her first cousin once removed John [Borthwick], 9th Lord Borthwick

3f. Lady Jean Kerr (b. 13 Jan 1635; dvp. Oct 1636)

4f. Lady Margaret Kerr (b. 6 Oct 1637; dvp. Mar 1643)

5f. Lady Mary Kerr (b. 28 Mar 1640; d. Mar 1708), mar. 28 Jul 1659 James Brodie of Brodie, 1st son and heir of Alexander Brodie of Brodie

6f. Lady Margaret Kerr (b. 26 Jun 1645), mar. 1666 Sir James Richardson of Smetoun, 4th Bt., and had issue

7f. Lady Vere Kerr (b. 24 Apr 1649; d. 17 Apr 1674), mar. 28 Jan 1668 her half-cousin once removed Lord Neil Campbell, 2nd son of Archibald [Campbell], 1st Marquess of Argyll, by his wife and first cousin once removed Lady Margaret Douglas, 2nd dau. of William [Douglas], 7th Earl of Morton, and had issue

8f. Lady Henrietta Kerr (b. 2 Feb 1653; d. 30 Jun 1741), mar. after 27 Nov 1673 Sir Francis Scott of Thirlestane, 1st Bt. , and had issue

The 1st Earl of Ancram mar. (2) 1621 Lady Anne Portman (widow of Sir Henry Portman, 2nd Bt., of Orchard Portman, co. Somerset;  bur. 15 Feb 1656/7), only surv. dau. of William [Stanley], 6th Earl of Derby, by his wife Lady Elizabeth de Vere, half-sister and cohrss. in here issue of Henry [de Vere], 18th Earl of Oxford, and 1st dau. by his first wife of Edward [de Vere], 17th Earl of Oxford, and had issue:

2e. Charles [Kerr], 2nd Earl of Ancram

3e. Hon Stanley Kerr (dsp. after 1666)

1e. Lady Vere Kerr, mar. bef. 1654 Dr Wilkinson, of Oxford, co. Oxon., and had issue

2e. Lady Elizabeth Kerr, mar. c. 1633 as his second wife Col Nathaniel Rich

3e. Lady ..... Kerr, granted a pension by King Charles II

4e. Lady ..... Kerr, granted a pension by King Charles II

2d. William Ker (d. after 28 Feb 1629)

3d. Sir Thomas Ker of Redden, mar. (1) Jean Ker, dau. of James Ker of Chatto, and (2) Mary Douglas, and had issue by his first wife

4d. Andrew Ker (d. unm.)

5d. George Ker (d. unm.)

1d. Isabel Ker, mar. John Ker of Corbet

2c. Robert Ker of Newton (d. after 10 Nov 1587), mar. after 14 Oct 1586 Helen Grahamslaw, dau. of John Grahamslaw of Newton, and had issue

3c. Thomas Ker (d. after 27 Apr 1596)

1c. Catherine Ker, mar. after 21 May 1566 Henry Halyburton of Merton

2c. Isobel Ker

1b. Janet Ker (d. after 1546), mar. c. 26 Nov 1519 George Turnbull of Bedrule

2b. Isobel Ker (d. 1 May 1585), mar. before 27 Sep 1543 her second cousin once removed Sir Walter Ker of Cessford, and had issue

3b. Christian Kerr, mar. Sir James Douglas of Cavers

4b. Margaret Ker, mar. (1) James Menzies, 1st of Culdares, and (2) ..... Hay of Smithfield, and had issue by both husbands

2a. Ralph Ker of Primside (d. before 29 Nov 1525), mar. (1) Margaret Murray, dau. of ..... Murray of Falahill, and (2) Margaret Rutherford, and had issue

3a. Father Thomas Ker, Rector of Yetholme, Abbot of Kelso (d. before 14 Aug 1539)

4a. George Ker (d. after 14 Aug 1539)

5a. William Ker of Langlie and Gillistongues (d. after 1566)

4. Father Robert Ker, Abbot of Kelso, one of the Lords Auditors (d. bef. 24 Jun 1505)

5. William Ker of Yair (d. after 7 Dec 1507), mar., and was ancestor of the Kers of Yair

6. Ralph Ker, mar., and was ancestor of the Kers of Greenhead

 

Andrew [Ker], 1st Lord Jedburgh

born

mar. (1)

after 20 Oct 1584 Anne Stewart, 2nd dau. of Hon Andrew Stewart, Master of Ochiltree (by his wife and cousin Hon Margaret Stewart, 3rd dau. by his second wife of Henry [Stewart], 1st Lord Methven), 1st son and heir ap. of Andrew [Stewart], 2nd Lord Ochiltree

children by first wife

1. Hon Sir Andrew Ker of Oxnam, Master of Newburgh, Keeper of Dumfries Castle 1613, Capt of the King's Guard 1618, Privy Councillor and Extraordinary Lord of Session 1628 (dvp. and sp. 20 Dec 1628), mar. after 15 Dec 1609 his fifth cousin Lady Margaret Hay (widow of James [Hay], 7th Lord Hay of Yester), 3rd dau. of Mark [Ker], 1st Earl of Lothian, by his wife Hon Margaret Maxwell, 1st dau. of John [Maxwell], 4th Lord Herries of Terregles, by his wife Hon Agnes Herries, suo jure Lady Herries of Terregles

1. Hon Margaret Ker (d. after 1648), mar. Sir John Macdowall of Garthland (d. bef. 1648), and had issue

2. Hon Jean Ker (d. after 1648), mar. Thomas Kennedy of Pinwhirrie (d. bef. 1648)

3. Hon Alison Ker (d. after 1648), mar. John Rutherford of Hunthill (d. after 1648)

4. Hon Anne Ker (d. after 1648)

5. Hon Mary Ker (d. after 1648)

6. Hon Lilias Ker (d. bef. 1648), mar. ..... McCulloch

mar. (2)

after 2 Jul 1621 Katherine Houston (widow of William Houston of Cottreoch; d. betw. 8 Jul 1645 and 1 Jul 1647), dau. of ..... McCulloch

died

s.p.m.s. after 20 Apr 1633

created

2 Feb 1621/2 Lord Jedburgh, with remainder to his heirs male and successors in the Family of Ferniehurst bearing the names and arms of Ker

suc. by

nephew

note

a Gentleman of the Bedchamber 1584/5; knighted before 1604; Heritable Baillie of Jedburgh Forest

 

Alexander Kirkaldy later Ker, de jure 2nd Lord Jedburgh

born

c. 1590

mar.

..... .....

children

1. John Ker, later de jure 3rd Lord Jedburgh

died

c. 1650

suc. by

son

note

relinquished the name of Kirkaldy and resigned the Grange estates to the heir male of the Kirkaldy family

 

John Ker, de jure 3rd Lord Jedburgh

born

died

s.p. before 1670

suc. by

cousin

note

established his claim to be heir male to the estates of Ferniehurst 1654

 

Robert [Ker], 4th Lord Jedburgh

born

mar.

before 1656 Christian Hume (widow of Sir Patrick Hume of Polwarth, 1st Bt.; d. 1688), dau. of Sir Alexander Hamilton of Innerwick

died

s.p.s. 4 Aug 1692

suc. by

third cousin, twice removed

note

obtained a novodamus of the peerage 11 Jul 1670, with remainder, failing heirs male of his body, to Hon William Kerr, Master of Newbottle (his third cousin twice removed), and the heirs male of his body

 

William [Kerr], 5th Lord Jedburgh later 2nd Marquess of Lothian

note

suc. his third cousin twice removed as 5th Lord Jedburgh 4 Aug 1692 and his father as 2nd Marquess of Lothian 15 Feb 1702/3

 

The Lordship of Jedburgh has been held by the Marquesses of Lothian since 15 Feb 1702/3.

 

First written 12 April 2010

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