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James Johnstone, 1 Earl of Annandale 2 Hartfell

Male 1625 - 1672  (47 years)


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  • Name James Johnstone 
    Suffix 1 Earl of Annandale 2 Hartfell 
    Born 1625 
    Gender Male 
    1 Source See Burke's Peerage under "Annandale and Hartfell' & Stirnet Genealogy at http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/ij/johnstone02.htm Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 16 Jul 1672 
    Person ID I024288  Ancestorium

    Father James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Hartfell,   b. 1602,   d. Mar 1653  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Margaret Douglas, of Queensbury,   d. 1640 
    Married 1622 
    Family ID F09607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Henrietta Douglas, of Douglas,   d. 1673 
    Married 29 May 1645 
    Children 
     1. James Lord Johnstone,   d. UNKNOWN
     2. William Johnstone, 1st Marquess of Annandale,   b. 17 Feb 1664,   d. 14 Jan 1721  (Age 56 years)
     3. John Johnstone,   b. 3 Sep 1665,   d. 29 Sep 1714, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     4. George Johnstone,   b. 21 Jun 1667,   d. 10 May 1674  (Age 6 years)
     5. Mary Johnstone, of Annandale,   d. UNKNOWN
     6. Margaret Johnstone, Lady,   b. 14 Aug 1654,   d. Bef 18 Oct 1726, bur. 18 Oct 1726 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 72 years)
     7. Henrietta Johnstone,   b. 21 Jan 1669,   d. UNKNOWN
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F12630  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell1
      http://www.thepeerage.com/p10968.htm#i109679
      M, #109679, b. 1625, d. 17 July 1672
      Last Edited=22 Jun 2014
      Consanguinity Index=3.73%

      James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell was born in 1625.2 He was the son of James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Hartfell and Lady Margaret Douglas.3 A contract for the marriage of James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell and Lady Henrietta Douglas was signed on 29 May 1645.1,2 He died on 17 July 1672.2,4 He was buried on 30 July 1672 at Grey Friars, Edinburgh, Midlothian, ScotlandG.4
      He succeeded as the 2nd Lord Johnston of Lochwood, Moffatdale and Evandale [S., 1643] on 1 October 1653.5 He succeeded as the 2nd Lord Johnston of Lochwood [S., 1633] on 1 October 1653.5 He succeeded as the 2nd Earl of Hartfell [S., 1643] on 1 October 1653.5 In 1654 he was fined £2,000 under Cromwell's Act of Indemnity.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Dumfries Protectorate [England] between 1654 and 1656.2 In 1657 he resigned his Scottish titles: Earl of Hartfell, Lord Johnstone of Lochwood and Lord Johnston of Lochwood, Moffatdale and Evandale. He thought he could get a regrant with remainder to his daughters, rather than have the titles go to a fourth cousin.5,6 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] in 1661.2,5 He held the office of Hereditary Steward of Annandale in 1661.2,6 He held the office of Hereditary Constable of Lochmaben Castle in 1661, after petitioning King Charles II for recompense on account of the family's suffering during the Civil War.2,6 He was created 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell [Scotland] on 13 February 1661, with the precedence of 18 March 1642/3.2 He was created 1st Viscount of Annand [Scotland] on 13 February 1661, with the precedence of 18 March 1642/3.2 He was created 1st Lord Johnston of Lochwood, Lochmaben, Moffatdale and Evandale [Scotland] on 13 February 1661, with the precedence of 18 March 1642/3.2 He was created 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell [Scotland] on 23 April 1662.6 He was created 1st Lord Johnston of Lochwood, Lochmaben, Moffatdale and Evandale [Scotland] on 23 April 1662.6 On 23 April 1662 he obtained from King Charles II a charter of novodamus erecting his estates into a territorial earldom and lordship, with remainder to heirs male, whom failing, his eldest heir female without division, and the heirs male of her.2

      Children of James Johnstone, 1st Earl of Annandale and Hartfell and Lady Henrietta Douglas
      1.Lady Mary Johnstone+6 b. 31 Jan 1651/52, d. 8 Apr 1681
      2.James Johnstone, Lord Johnstone2 b. 17 Dec 1660, d. 1661/62
      3.Sir William Johnstone, 1st Marquess of Annandale+2 b. 17 Feb 1663/64, d. 14 Jan 1720/21
      4.Maj.-Gen. Hon. John Johnstone+6 b. 3 Sep 1665, d. 29 Dec 1714
      5.Hon. George Johnstone6 b. 21 Jun 1667, d. 10 May 1674
      6.Lady Henrietta Johnstone+6 b. 21 Jan 1668/69, d. c Nov 1689
      7.Lady Margaret Johnstone+6 b. b 1672

      Citations
      1.[S8] BP1999 volume 1, page 1282. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S8]
      2.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 166. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
      3.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 165.
      4.[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 28. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
      5.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VI, page 336.
      6.[S8] BP1999. [S8]