William Mure of Glanderstoun (1535-1606)

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William Mure, 1st of Glanderstoun was born 1535 in Rowallan, Scotland, United Kingdom to John Mure of Caldwell (c1515-c1554) and Isabel Montgomerie (c1515-) and died 1606 of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Hamilton (c1535-aft1570) . Notable ancestors include Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Rurik (c832-879), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Scotland, England, France, Germany, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Ukraine, Byzantium, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Belarus, Switzerland, the Byzantine Empire, Italy.


Offspring of William Mure, 1st of Glanderstoun and Elizabeth Hamilton (c1535-aft1570)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Janet Mure (c1555-aft1590) John Pollok of Pollok (c1550-c1576)

William Mure of_Glanderstoun_(c1570)
Jean Mure (c1575)


Offspring of John Mure of Caldwell and Isabel Montgomerie (c1515-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Mure of Caldwell (c1534-1570)
William Mure of Glanderstoun (1535-1606) 1535 Rowallan, Scotland, United Kingdom 1606 Elizabeth Hamilton (c1535-aft1570)

Name variations

  • Muir


See also the descendants tab above.

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‡ General

Dates from

Ω Birth
  • William's father married "first, the Lady Isabel Montgomerie, daughter of Hugh, first Earl of Eglinton, and secondly, Christian, daughter of Ninian, Lord Ross, of Hawkhead, a papal dispensation for which match, as within the prohibited degree, was obtained from the see of Glasgow, in 1538. The Laird of Caldwell had (with younger children) two sons,

"I. John (Sir), his heir.

"II. William, who received the lands, and founded the house of Glanderstoun, long a distinct Renfrewshire family, of the first respectability."

Burke's Commoners, I, p 455. So we don't know who their mother was until we find birth dates: but GenCircles has ideas, and the Geni date for William points clearly to Isabel.

¶ Death


  Robin Patterson

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