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  • ID: I19535
  • Name: John 2nd Lord ROSS , of Halkhead, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1472 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Death: 9 SEP 1513 in Battle of Flodden Field, Branxton, Northumberland, England 1
  • Note:
    BARONY OF ROSS OF HALKHEAD (II) 1500 or 1501

    JOHN (ROSS), LORD ROSS of Halkhead [SCT], grandson and heir, being son and heir of Robert Ross and Agnes, his wife, was returned heir of his mother in the barony of Melville, 16 May 1496; knighted before 31 May 1499, when his grandfather granted to his heir apparent "Johanni Ross de Malevyn militi," the lands of Walterstoun, co. Linlithgow. James IV, 11 March 1501/,2, confirmed the grants made to his late grandfather by the King's father and grandfather of the island The King's Inch in the water of Clyde near Renfrew. He was granted the wardship of the lands of the late Sir Stephen Lockhart, of Cleghorn, 8 February 1505/6. James IV visited him at Halkhead, 25 April 1506.

    He married, before 27 September 1490, Christian, 2nd daughter of Sir Archibald EDMONSTONE, of Duntreath. He died 9 September 1513, being slain at the battle of Flodden. His widow married George KNOLLIS, but the marriage was annulled about 1515, on account of her relationship to his 1st wife, Grizel Rattray. She died May 1551. [Complete Peerage XI:156-7, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    Father: Robert (John) ROSS , Master of Halkhead b: ABT 1449 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Mother: Agnes MELVILLE , Heiress of Melville b: ABT 1454 in Melville, Lasswade, Midlothian, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Christian EDMONSTONE b: ABT 1473 in Duntreath Castle, Strathblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    • Married: BEF 27 SEP 1490 in 1st husband 1
    1. Has Children Ninian 3rd Lord ROSS , of Halkhead b: BEF 24 OCT 1492 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland

    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:156-7
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