John Michael Edward Seymour, 19th Duke of Somerset

M, #24251, b. 30 December 1952
Last Edited=27 Sep 2003
     John Michael Edward Seymour, 19th Duke of Somerset was born on 30 December 1952. He is the son of Sir Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset and Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas. He married Judith Rose Hull, daughter of John Folliett Hull, in 1978.
     He gained the title of 19th Duke of Somerset.

Children of John Michael Edward Seymour, 19th Duke of Somerset and Judith Rose Hull

Francis Charles Edward Seymour

M, #24252, b. 10 August 1956
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Francis Charles Edward Seymour was born on 10 August 1956. He is the son of Sir Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset and Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas.

Anne Frances Mary Seymour

F, #24253, b. 11 November 1954
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Anne Frances Mary Seymour was born on 11 November 1954. She is the daughter of Sir Percy Hamilton Seymour, 18th Duke of Somerset and Gwendoline Collette Jane Thomas.

Susan Mary Seymour

F, #24254, b. 26 April 1913
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     Susan Mary Seymour was born on 26 April 1913. She is the daughter of Evelyn Francis Edward Seymour, 17th Duke of Somerset and Edith Mary Parker.

John Kennedy, 5th Earl of Cassillis1

M, #24255, b. 1575, d. October 1615
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.17%
     John Kennedy, 5th Earl of Cassillis was born in 1575.1 He was the son of Gilbert Kennedy, 4th Earl of Cassillis and Margaret Lyon.1 A contract for the marriage of John Kennedy, 5th Earl of Cassillis and Jean Fleming was signed on 4 November 1597.2 He died in October 1615, without issue.2
     He succeeded to the title of 5th Earl of Cassillis [S., 1509] on 14 December 1576.1 He succeeded to the title of 7th Lord Kennedy [S., 1458] on 14 December 1576.1 He held the office of High Treasurer [Scotland] on 22 March 1598/99.2 On 1 November 1604 he was warded in Blackness for assaulting his wife.2

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 75. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 76.

Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis1

M, #24256, b. 1576/77, d. before 25 March 1607
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.17%
     Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis was born posthumously in 1576/77. He was the son of Gilbert Kennedy, 4th Earl of Cassillis and Margaret Lyon.1 A contract for the marriage of Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis and Katherine Macdowall was signed on 2 September 1600.2 He died before 25 March 1607.1
     He was styled as Master of Cassillis.1

Children of Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis and Katherine Macdowall

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 76. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 40. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]

Katherine Macdowall1

F, #24257
Last Edited=3 Nov 2010
     Katherine Macdowall was the daughter of Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland and Eupham Dunbar.2,3 She married by contract, firstly, Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis, son of Gilbert Kennedy, 4th Earl of Cassillis and Margaret Lyon, on 2 September 1600.4 She married, secondly, Sir James Stewart, 1st Lord Ochiltree, son of James Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Arran and Lady Elizabeth Stewart, before 16 May 1622.4
      Her married name became Kennedy. From before 16 May 1622, her married name became Stewart.4

Children of Katherine Macdowall and Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis

Citations

  1. [S32] BLG2001 volume 1, page 883. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S32]
  2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 76. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  3. [S32] BLG2001. [S32]
  4. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 40. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  5. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland1

M, #24258, d. 11 June 1600
Last Edited=12 Jan 2012
Consanguinity Index=0.02%
     Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland was the son of Uchtred Macdowall, 10th of Garthland and Margaret Kennedy.2,3 He married Eupham Dunbar, daughter of Sir John Dunbar of Mochrum.1 He died on 11 June 1600.2

Child of Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland

Children of Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland and Eupham Dunbar

Citations

  1. [S32] BLG2001 volume 1, page 883. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S32]
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2483. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S32] BLG2001. [S32]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 76. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Sir James Stewart, 1st Lord Ochiltree

M, #24259, d. after 1658
Last Edited=11 Feb 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.63%
     Sir James Stewart, 1st Lord Ochiltree was the son of James Stewart, 1st and last Earl of Arran and Lady Elizabeth Stewart.1 He married, firstly, Katherine Macdowall, daughter of Uchtred Macdowall, 11th of Garthland and Eupham Dunbar, before 16 May 1622.2 He married, secondly, Mary Livingston, daughter of unknown Livingston, before 1653.3 He died after 1658.
      In 1615 he bought the Ochiltree lands and acquired the Ochiltree (territorial) Barony by his cousin's resignation of it in his favour.3 He was created 1st Lord Ochiltree [Scotland] on 9 June 1615.3

Child of Sir James Stewart, 1st Lord Ochiltree and Katherine Macdowall

Child of Sir James Stewart, 1st Lord Ochiltree and Mary Livingston

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 40. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis

M, #24260, d. April 1668
Last Edited=23 Jan 2011
Consanguinity Index=0.27%
     John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis was the son of Hew Kennedy, Master of Cassillis and Katherine Macdowall.1 He married by contract, firstly, Lady Jean Hamilton, daughter of Thomas Hamilton, 1st Earl of Haddington and Margaret Foulis, on 7 January 1621/22 at Whitehall, London, England.1 He married, secondly, Lady Margaret Hay, daughter of William Hay, 10th Earl of Erroll and Lady Anne Lyon, on 15 March 1643/44.1 A contract for the marriage of John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis and Lady Margaret Hay was signed on 20 February 1643/44.1 He died in April 1668.
     He succeeded to the title of 8th Lord Kennedy [S., 1458] on 25 July 1616.1 He succeeded to the title of 6th Earl of Cassillis [S., 1509] on 25 July 1616.1 In 1643 he was one of the three Elders sent to the Divines at Westminster, to ratify the 'solemn league.1' In September 1646 he was sent to King Charles I to urge him to accept the English propositions.1 He held the office of Justice-General between 1649 and 1651.1 He held the office of an Extraordinary Lord of Session [Scotland] between 1649 and 1651.1 In March 1649 at Breda, The Netherlands, he was sent to King Charles II with other instructions from Parliament.1 He was one of the 62 members of Cromwell's 'House of Lords', although he did not sit.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] on 13 February 1660/61.1 He held the office of an Extraordinary Lord of Session [Scotland] between June 1661 and July 1662.1
     Vicary Gibbs quotes, "he is continually referred in the Lauderdale Papers as a proud obstinate old man, dressed in strange fashion, and eccentric in language and opinions ... he refused for fear or favour to betray his rigid Presbyterian principles by taking the oath of allegiance which in his eyes implied the Royal Supremacy in ecclesiastical affairs."2

Children of John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis and Lady Jean Hamilton

Child of John Kennedy, 6th Earl of Cassillis and Lady Margaret Hay

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 76. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 77.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1225. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]