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Somerville: Somerville of Carnwath, Somerville of Linton, Somerville of Plane, Somerville of Somerville
Sir Gualter de Somerville a 1066
1. son ancestor of Somerville of Whichnour
2. William de Somerville d 1142
A. William de Somerville d before 1161
i. William de Somerville of Linton
Could be a generation too many of Williams !
a. William de Somerville of Linton and Carnwath a 1281
m Margaret de Newbigging dau of Walter de Newbigging of Dunsire
1 Sir Thomas de Somerville d c1300/10
A William de Somerville of Linton and Carnwath d c1337
m Giles Herring dau of Sir John Herring of Gilmerton mentioned by BE1883 but not by TSP
Giles is mentioned as William's wife by BE1883 but not by TSP which shows her as second wife of his nephew William. For this we follow BE1883 as it reports that the lands of Gilmerton, Drum and Goodtrees came into the family by this marriage whilst TSP shows those lands as being passed to their nephew Thomas from his father rather than from his brother..
i daughter
TSP shows William as brother of but BE1883 shows him as father of ...
B Sir Thomas de Somerville of Linton and Carnwath
m1 Elizabeth Douglas dau of Sir James Douglas of Lothian
i Sir William Somerville of Linton and Carnwath d c1400
m Katherine Halliday, heiress of Moffat
a Thomas Somerville, 1st Lord b c1370, d 12.1444
BE1883 reports that Thomas was created a peer on 15.12.1430 but TSP, whilst accepting that others refer to him as the 1st Lord and whilst acknowledging that he was called to Parliament, specifically refers to his son as the 1st Lord. We follow BE1883 because its numbering system appears to be more often used than TSP's.
m 1391 Janet Stewart dau of Sir Alexander Stewart of Dernley
Through this marriage the barony of Cambusnethan came into this family.
1 William Somerville, 2nd Lord d 20.08.1456
m Janet Mowat d c1458, dau of Sir John Mowat of Stenhouse
A John Somerville, 3rd Lord d 11.1491
m1 10.07.1446 Helen Hepburn dau of Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes
m2 03.1455-6 Mariotta Baillie a 1505, dau of Sir William Baillie of Lamington
B Thomas Somerville of Plane d before 02.04.1482
m Elizabeth de Airth a 01.05.1511, heiress of Sir William de Airth
i William Somerville dsp before 31.05.1508
ii David Somerville of Plane
m Christina Hepburn
a Thomas Somerville of Plane had issue
C Mary Somerville
m sp Ralph Weir of Blackwood
D Janet Somerville
m 1450 James Cleland, 7th of Cleland b c1420
2 Thomas Somerville of Racklay
A James Somerville
m heiress of the laird of Gladstanes
3 Mary Somerville
m c1427 Sir William Hay of Yester
4 Giles Somerville d by 07.1429
m c1428, sp Sir Robert Logan of Restalrig d 1439
5 Margaret Somerville
m1 1435 Roger Kirkpatrick of Closeburn
m2 Sir Thomas Kerr of Ferniehirst
6 daughter
m Sir David Scott of Branxholme
b William Somerville ancestor of Somerville of Cambo
ii Thomas Somerville of Gilmerton, Drum and Goodtrees dsp 1412
m Katherine Straton dau of laird of Straton
iii John Somerville
iv daughter
m c1364 Sir Lawrence Baird of Posso
m2 c1354 Maria de Waus
Sir Thomas may have been father of ...
v daughter
m Sir John Sandilands of Calder
2 Margaret de Somerville
m Sir Archibald Campbell of Lochow
B. Walter de Somerville a 1154
3. son ancestor of Somerville of Aston

Sources: TSP Somerville, BE1883 Somerville
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