Name: Jean (Jonet) SEMPILL 1
Birth: ABT 1540 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Death: 28 FEB 1592/93 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland 1
Jean is not listed in Burke's Peerage. Some have her name as Janet, and, if so, there is a Jonet who was daughter of the mistress Elizabeth Carlisle listed in Burke's Peerage. See CP below, which names her Jean or Jonet (in note (e)).
He [James Ross] m. Jean, natural, but legitimated daughter of Robert Sempill, 3rd Lord Sempill, by Elizabeth Carlile (e). He d. 2 Apr 1581. His widow d. 28 Feb 1592/3. [Complete Peerage XI:158]
(e) Three natural children by her, who was an Englishwoman, John, Jean or Jonet, and Dorothea, were legitimated, 24 Aug 1546. In the marriage settlement, however, of her son John, 3 Mar 1564/5, she is designated spouse to Lord Sempill; and she had been left infeft in liferent in certain of his lands.
Father: Robert 3rd Lord SEMPILL , Sir b: ABT 1505 in Renfrew, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Mother: Elizabeth CARLISLE , an Englishwoman b: ABT 1510 in Carlisle, Northumberland, England
James 4th Lord ROSS , of Halkhead, Sir b: ABT 1520 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
- Robert 5th Lord ROSS , of Halkhead b: BEF 30 OCT 1560 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
- Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000