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Tullibardine, Earl of (S, 1628)


Creation: let. pat. 10 Jul 1606


Surrendered: 1 April 1626


Family name: Murray




See Duke of Atholl



Patrick [Murray], 1st Earl of Tullibardine, PC

2nd son of John [Murray], 1st Earl of Tullibardine, by his wife Hon Catherine Drummond, 4th dau. by his second wife of David [Drummond], 2nd Lord Drummond


mar. (1)

bef. 18 Jan 1604 Prudence ..... (dsp.)

mar. (2)

c. 26 Jul 1613 Elizabeth Vere (widow of Sir Francis Vere;  bur. 11 Feb 1655/6), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of John Dent, Citizen of London, by his second wife Alice Grant, dau. of Christopher Grant, of Manchester

only surv. child by second wife

1. Hon James Murray, later 2nd Earl of Tullibardine


5 Sep 1644


30 Jan 1627/8 Lord Murray, Gask and Balquhidder, and Earl of Tullibardine, with remainder to his heirs male whatsoever and with the precedency of the surrendered 1606 creation

suc. by

son by second wife


Knight of the Bath at the Coronation of King James I 1603;  Gentleman of the Privy Chamber;  Keeper of Theobald's Park 1616/7;  Privy Councillor 1630;  Hereditary Keeper of the Forest of Glenalmond


James [Murray], 2nd Earl of Tullibardine, PC


22 Sep 1617

mar. (1)

3 Jun 1643 Lady Lilias Drummond (d. bef. 12 Jan 1663/4), 2nd dau. of John [Drummond], 2nd Earl of Perth, by his wife Lady Jean Ker, 1st dau. of Robert [Ker], 1st Earl of Roxburghe

children by first wife

1. Hon Patrick Murray, styled Lord Murray and Gask (b. betw. 15 Aug and 9 Sep 1644; dvp. betw. 13 Feb 1660/1 and 12 Feb 1663/4)

2. Hon James Murray, styled Lord Murray and Gask (b. bef. 13 May 1652; dvp. betw. 12 Feb 1663/4 and Jan 1669/70)

1. Lady Elizabeth Murray (d. 1654)

mar. (2)

13 Sep 1664 his first cousin once removed Lady Anne Murray (dsp. c.1665/6), 2nd dau. of John [Murray], 1st Earl of Atholl, by his wife Jean Campbell, yst. dau. by his second wife of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy

only child by second wife

2. Lady Mary Murray (d. Dec 1650), mar. c. 1635 as his second wife Sir John Moncrieff of that Ilk, 1st Bt., and had issue

mar. (3)

bef. 12 Jun 1668 Lilias Drummond (mar. (2) 5 Oct 1676 James [Drummond], 4th Earl of Perth;  d. Sep 1685), 1st dau. of Sir James Drummond of Machany, by his second wife Anna Hay, dau. of Hon George Hay of Killour (by his wife Isabel Hay, widow of Patrick Hay of Megginch and dau. of Patrick Cheyne of Esselmont), 1st son by his second wife of Andrew [Hay], 8th Earl of Erroll


s.p.s. Jan 1669/70

suc. by

first cousin once removed


Privy Councillor 1661


John [Murray], 2nd Earl of Atholl later 3rd Earl of Tullibardine later 1st Marquess of Atholl, KT PC

1st son and heir of John [Murray], 1st Earl of Atholl (by his wife Jean Campbell, yst. dau. by his second wife of Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy), only son and heir by his second wife of William [Murray], 2nd Earl of Tullibardine


17 Feb 1676 Lord Murray, Balvany and Gask, Viscount of Balquhidder, Earl of Tullibardine and Marquess of Atholl


The Earldom of Tullibardine has been held by the Marquesses of Atholl since 17 Feb 1678 and by the Dukes of Atholl from 30 Jun 1703


 Last updated 30 Jun 2003



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