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Descent from Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan to Janet Mure (Line 22)

 

Last updated: 14 April 2005

 

Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan married Isabel Cumming, daughter of Sir Walter Cumming (A)

1

Sir Gilchrist Mure of Rowallan (A)

2

Sir Archibald Mure of Rowallan married Margaret de Montgomery, daughter of Sir John Montgomery of Eaglesham (A)

3

William Mure of Rowallan married a daughter of William Lindsay of Craigie (A)

4

Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan, known to be alive in 1333, and who married Janet Mure, daughter of Ronald Mure of Pokellie (A, B)

5

Sir Reginald Mure of Abercorn, Chamberlain of Scotland, known to be alive in 1329 and who married Sybilla Graham, daughter of Sir John de Graham de Dalkeith, Abercorn and Eskdale (A, B). The Scots Peerage says he married Christian of Aldie (C)

6

Gilchrist Mure of Cowdam married Isobel Cumin, daughter of Walter Cumin (A, B)

7

John More, 1st of Caldwell, known to be alive 10.1409 and who married the heiress of Caldwell (A, B)

8

John Mure, 2nd of Caldwell, known to be alive in 1430 (A, B)

9

John Mure, 3rd of Caldwell, known to be alive in 1476 and who married Elizabeth, whose surname is unknown (A, B)

10

Sir John Mure, 5th of Caldwell, dead by 1538 (A, D) or in 1559 (B) and who married Janet Stewart, believed to be a daughter of the Earl of Lennox (A, B)

According to The Scots Peerage and Burkes Peerage and Baronetage According to Crawfurd and Robertson, in The Shire of Renfrew

11

John Mure of Caldwell, who died about 1544 (A, D). He married 1. Isabel Montgomery, daughter of Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton (A, C, D); and 2. in 1539 (A) or 1543 (C) Christian Ross, daughter of Ninian Ross, 3rd Lord Ross of Halkhead, divorced before 05.11.1552 (C) and the mother of: (A)

John Mure of Caldwell succeeded his father in 1539 (B); m. in 1539 (A) or 1543 (C) Christian Ross, daughter of Ninian Ross, 3rd Lord Ross of Halkhead (B) and divorced before 05.11.1552 (C)

Sir John Mure; m. Isabel Montgomery, daughter of Hugh Montgomery, 1st Earl of Eglinton (B)

12

William Mure, 1st of Glanderston, married Elizabeth Hamilton, daughter of William Hamilton, 2nd of Raploch. (A, B, D))

13

Janet Mure married John Pollok of Pollok (A, B?, D)

Sources:

A.               Stirnet.com

B.               The Shire of Renfrew, by Crawfurd (1710) and Robertson (1818) as published in 1818

C.               The Scots Peerage

D.               Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, entry for MURE formerly OF CALDWELL

 

Note the problem in Generation 11 where Stirnet/Burkeís and Crawfurd/Robertson disagree. There is some doubt then whether Janet Mure was descended from Ninian Ross and/or Hugh Montgomery. Personally I prefer Crawfurd and Robertsonís version, allowing me to claim both as my ancestors!