Person:Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott (1)

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Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott
b.bef 1625
d.10 Oct 1655
m. 29 APR 1617
  1. Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnottbef 1625 - 1655
m. bef 1639
  • HRobert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnottbef 1625 - 1655
  • WKatherine Fraser1619 - 1663
m. 30 Jun 1653
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Name Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef 1625
Marriage bef 1639 to Lady Marjorie Carnegie
Marriage 30 Jun 1653 to Katherine Fraser
Death[1] 10 Oct 1655


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Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott PC (before 1625 – 10 October 1655), was a Scottish Peer and Scottish Privy Counsellor (1649).

He was son of Sir Robert Arbuthnott, 17th laird of Arbuthnott (normally referred to as Arbuthnott, of that Ilk) by Sir Robert's second wife, Margaret daughter of Simon Fraser, 6th Lord Lovat.

He married, firstly, Marjory Carnegie (daughter of David Carnegie, 1st Earl of Southesk), sometime before 1639, and had two children:

He married, secondly, his first cousin Katherine Fraser (daughter of Hugh Fraser, 7th Lord Lovat, on 30 June 1653 and had further children.

He was knighted by King Charles I "for his enduring loyalty", and was a Ruling Elder in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1641.

He was created 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott, of County Kincardine and 1st Lord Inverbervie, Kincardineshire, on 16 November 1641 by Charles I who was trying to persuade him to support the Royalist cause.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Robert Arbuthnot, 1st Viscount of Arbuthnott, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).