Sir Michael Scott
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Sir William Scott of Balwearie
Isabel Moncrief
Sir William Scott of Balwearie
(-After 1531)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Janet Lundy

Sir William Scott of Balwearie

  • Marriage (1): Janet Lundy
  • Died: After 1531

  Noted events in his life were:

Positions. 181 William was a Scottish Judge and a Baron of great wealth and influence.

After fighting at the Battle of Flodden, he was appointed lord of the articles of the barons, a rank obtained by no one else under the peerage. In 1532, he was nominated first justice but he died soon after and was succeeded in that office by his son, Thomas.

Land holder, 1506-1532, Balwearie, Scotland. 181 William obtained a charter of land from James IV in 1506. Other charters of land in 1509 and in 1510 gave him a vast estate. In 1513, he accompanied King James to the fatal field of Flodden and was taken prisoner, obliging him to sell several of his lands in order to purchase his redemption.

Battle of Flodden, 9 Sep 1513, Flodden, Northumberland, England. 181,1344 In 1513, he accompanied King James to the fatal field of Flodden and was taken prisoner, obliging him to sell several of his lands in order to purchase his redemption.

The Battle of Flodden or Flodden Field or occasionally Battle of Branxton was fought in the county of Northumberland in northern England on 9 September 1513, between an invading Scots army under King James IV and an English army commanded by the Earl of Surrey . It ended in victory for the English army, and was the largest battle (in terms of numbers) fought between the two nations. James IV was himself killed in the battle, becoming the last British monarch to suffer such a fate.


William married Janet Lundy, daughter of Thomas Lundy and Unknown.




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