Sir James Halyburton

Sir James Halyburton or Haliburton of Pitcur was a Scottish landowner and politician.

BiographyEdit

He was the son of Sir George Halyburton of Pitcur and a great-nephew of James Halyburton, tutor of Pitcur.[1] In 1586 his father granted the lands of Thorngreen to James and his future wife Margaret, daughter of James Scrimgeour of Dudhope.[2] In 1617, as laird of Pitcur, he represented the barons of Forfarshire in the convention of Estates and the Parliament of Scotland.[3]

His children included:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Halyburton2. stirnet.com. Accessed 21 June 2014.
  2. ^ Sir James Balfour Paul ed., The Scots Peerage, volume III (1906) p. 313.
  3. ^ Joseph Foster, Members of Parliament, Scotland (1882) p. 168.