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Carlyle, John, first Lord Carlyle (d. 1501), administrator

Roland J. Tanner

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Carlyle, John, first Lord Carlyle (d. 1501), administrator, came from a family of Annandale gentry. His father, William, acquired the Dumfriesshire barony of Torthorwald through marriage, but John was the first of his line to gain real prominence. First recorded in 1433, he received formal ownership of ...

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