Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire

 Tyninghame

East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire is in Scotland.

1296 Battle of Dunbar

1425 Purge of the Albany Stewarts

1548 Battle of Pinkie Cleugh

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Dunbar

Around 634 Saint Cuthbert was born in Dunbar.

On 27 Apr 1296 Battle of Dunbar was fought between John Warenne 6th Earl of Surrey (age 65) and John "Empty Coat" I King Scotland (age 47), his son in law. John Strathbogie 9th Earl Atholl (age 30) and John Comyn 3rd Earl Buchan were captured. The English routed the disorganised Scots in a single charge. Few died; many were captured.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Dunbar Castle

In 1479 John Colquhoun 9th of Colquhoun and 11th of Luss (age 89) was killed by a cannon ball during the siege of the Dunbar Castle.

William Greystoke died at Dunbar Castle, Dunbar. He was buried at Dunbar Castle then reburied at Newminster Abbey [Map].

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Dunglass

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Dunglass Castle

Diary of Edward VI. 30 Apr 1550. Dunglas was deliverid, as the treaty did require.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Haddingtonshire

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Haddingtonshire, Haddington

In Jun 1548 a French army took the town of Haddington from the English.

On 07 Jul 1548 a Scottish Parliament held at a nunnery near the town of Haddington agreed to marry Mary Queen of Scots (age 5) to the Dauphin of France (age 4).

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Haddingtonshire, Haddington, East Linton

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Inveresk

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Lethington

On 24 May 1616 John Maitland 1st Duke Lauderdale was born to John Maitland 1st Earl Lauderdale at Lethington.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Linesay

In 1091 Alice Montford Sur Risle (age 41) died at Linesay.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Musselburgh

On 10 Sep 1547 an English army commanded by Edward Seymour 1st Duke of Somerset (age 47) defeated a Scottish army commanded by James Hamilton 2nd Earl Arran (age 31) and Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus (age 58) at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh at Musselburgh.

The English army included John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland (age 43), Francis Talbot 5th Earl of Shrewsbury (age 47), Miles Partridge and Thomas Wentworth 2nd Baron Wentworth (age 22). John Thynne (age 32) and Edmund Brydges 2nd Baron Chandos (age 25) were knighted.

William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley (age 26) accompanied Edward Seymour 1st Duke of Somerset (age 47).

John Forbes 6th Lord Forbes (age 82), Christopher Coningsby (age 31) and Edward Clere were killed.

John Thynne (age 32) was knighted after the battle.

The Scottish army included John Gordon 11th Earl Sutherland (age 22) who commanded the Rearguard and Gilbert Kennedy 3rd Earl Cassilis (age 32). John Stewart, Robert Douglas (age 41), John Livingston, Thomas Hamilton of Priestfield and Hugh Montgomerie were killed. John Hay 4th Lord Hay was captured but soon released.

Malcolm Fleming 3rd Lord Fleming (age 53) was killed. His son James Fleming 4th Lord Fleming (age 13) succeeded 4th Lord Fleming. Barbara Hamilton Lady Fleming by marriage Lord Fleming.

Robert Graham Master of Montrose was killed.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Newbyth House

On 06 Dec 1757 David Baird 1st Baronet was born to William Baird of Branxton Merchant at Newbyth House.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Perth Charterhouse

On 15 Jul 1445 Joan Beaufort Queen Consort Scotland (age 41) died at Dunbar Castle, Dunbar. She was buried at Perth Charterhouse.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Prestonkirk

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Seton

Around 1290 John 1st Seton was born to Alexander Seton (age 24) and Christian Cheney at Seton.

In 1327 John 1st Seton (age 37) died at Seton.

On 17 Aug 1434 John Seton 2nd Lord Seton (age 64) died at Seton. His grandson George Seton 3rd Lord Seton (age 19) succeeded 3rd Lord Seton.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Tantallon

On 31 Aug 1536 James Stewart 1st Earl of Moray Regent (age 5) received a royal charter granting the lands of Tantallon and others.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Tantallon Castle

Before 18 May 1425 Murdoch Stewart 2nd Duke Albany (age 63) and his younger son Alexander Stewart were arrested and confined in St Andrew's Castle then moved to Caerlaverock Castle. His (age 63) wife was arrested at the family's home of Doune Castle and imprisoned at Tantallon Castle.

Murdoch's (age 63) son James "Fat aka Seamas Mòr" Stewart led the men of Lennox and Argyll in open rebellion against the crown. He attacked and burned the burgh of Dumbarton with much loss of life.

In 1449 Archibald "Bell the Cat" Douglas 5th Earl Angus was born to George Douglas 4th Earl Angus (age 22) and Isabella Sibbald Countess Angus at Tantallon Castle.

On 22 Jan 1557 Archibald Douglas 6th Earl Angus (age 68) died at Tantallon Castle. His nephew David Douglas 7th Earl Angus (age 42) succeeded 7th Earl Angus.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Tyninghame [Map]

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Tyninghame House [Map]

On 31 Aug 1669 John Hamilton 4th Earl Haddington (age 43) died in Tyninghame House [Map]. His son Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Haddington (age 19) succeeded 5th Earl Haddington.

In May 1685 Charles Hamilton 5th Earl Haddington (age 35) died at Tyninghame House [Map]. His son Thomas Hamilton 6th Earl Haddington (age 4) succeeded 6th Earl Haddington. His second son since his first son was to succeed to the Earldom of Rothes through his mother Margaret Leslie 8th Countess Rothes and Haddington.

On 25 Jun 1870 George Baillie-Hamilton 10th Earl of Haddington (age 68) died at Tyninghame House [Map].

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Whittingehame

On 19 Apr 1845 James Balfour (age 70) died at Whittingehame.

Europe, British Isles, Scotland, East Lothian aka Haddingtonshire, Yester

In 1243 Roger Giffard (age 89) died at Yester.

Around 13 Aug 1625 John Hay 1st Marquess Teviotdale was born to John Hay 1st Earl Tweeddale (age 32) and Jean Seton Countess Tweeddale (age 19) at Yester.