Family: Samuel KIRKPATRICK, ,of Hoddam Caslte / Elizabeth STEWART, ,Lady Newbie (F7934)

m. 1607

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  • Father | Male
    Samuel KIRKPATRICK, ,of Hoddam Caslte

    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Married  1607   

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth STEWART, ,Lady Newbie

    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Father  Sir Alexander STEWART, "The Younger" | F7932 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Dame. Catherine HERRIES | F7932 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Married:
    • Elizabeth was married three times ,her third and last husband being Samuel Kirkpatrick of Hoddam Castle.

      The Herries family had owned Hoddom Castle, where they are said to have imprisoned kidnapped Englishmen in the 15th century, but in 1607 it belonged to Samuel Kirkpatrick, who married Elizabeth Stewart ,widow of Johnstone of Newbie in that year(her third marriage). It was purchased in around 1630 by the Sharpe family. Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, the celebrated antiquarian, whom Sir Walter Scott called the Scottish Horace Walpole, and the author of several poems in the Border Minstrelsy, was born there in 1781, and died in Edinburgh in 1851.

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