Francis Bothwell
Francis Bothwell of Edinburgh, Lord of Session, was a Scottish merchant, landowner, judge and politician. As a university graduate, he was called Master Francis Bothwell, or "Dominus" in Latin documen...
Ministers to Elizabeth I
This is a list of the principal government ministers during the reign of Elizabeth I of England, 1558 to 1603. From the beginning of the reign the chief minister was Sir William Cecil, later Lord Burg...
List of MPs elected to the English parliament in 1597
This is a list of Members of Parliament (MPs) elected in 1597 to the ninth parliament of Queen Elizabeth I, which was the 39th year of her reign: the Parliament met on October 24, 1597 and was held to...
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John Erskine, 17th Earl of Mar
John Erskine, Earl of Mar (died 28 October 1572), regent of Scotland, was a son of John, 5th Lord Erskine, who was guardian of King James V, and afterwards of Mary, Queen of Scots. He is regarded as b...
Thomas Lyon (of Auldbar)
Sir Thomas Lyon, Master of Glammis (i.e. Glamis) (died 1608) was a Scottish nobleman and official, Lord High Treasurer of Scotland.
Lyon was the younger son of John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis, by his w...
John Maitland, 1st Lord Maitland of Thirlestane
John Maitland, 1st Lord Maitland of Thirlestane, (1537 – 3 October 1595), of Lethington, Knight (1581), was Lord Chancellor of Scotland.
He was the second son of Sir Richard Maitland of Thirlestan...
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James Balfour, Lord Pittendreich
James Balfour, Lord Pittendreich (c.1525–1583) was a Scottish legal writer, judge and politician.The son of Sir Michael Balfour of Montquhanny, he was educated for the legal branch of the Church of Sc...
Alexander Lauder of Blyth
Sir Alexander Lauder of Blyth, Knt. (died 9 September 1513) was Provost of Edinburgh almost continually from 1500 to 1513. He was Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament, 1504–06, and an Auditor of th...
Henry Olisleger
Dr. Henry Olisleger was Vice Chancellor of the Duchy of Cleves.He negotiated the marriage of Lady Anne of Cleves, the Duke's sister, to King Henry VIII of England. Olisleger became the Cleves ambassad...
John Stewart, 4th Earl of Atholl
John Stewart, 4th Earl of Atholl (died 25 April 1579) was a Scottish noble.
He was the son of John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Atholl and Grizel Rattray. He supported the government of the queen dowage...
John Maxwell, 8th Lord Maxwell
John Maxwell, 8th Lord Maxwell (24 April 1553 – 7 December 1593) was a Scottish Catholic nobleman. In 1581 he was created Earl of Morton, and in 1587 he travelled to Spain where he took part in the pl...
English Reformation Parliament
The Reformation Parliament was so-called because it was the English Parliament, commencing in 1529, that passed and enabled the major pieces of legislation leading to the English Reformation. 'English...
Robert Lauder (d. 1576)
Robert Lauder of The Bass, (born before 1504 - died June 1576) was an important noble in Haddingtonshire, Berwickshire, and Fife. Stodart remarks that "to 1600 the barons of the Bass sat in almost eve...
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