NameSir Robert HOME Of Wester Blackadder , M
Birth Dateabt 1491
Birth PlaceWedderburn Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland
MotherIsabella HOPPRINGLE , F (~1464-)
Spouses
Birth Dateabt 1512
Birth PlaceBlackadder, Berwickshire, Scotland
MotherLady Alison DOUGLAS Of Angus , F (~1493-)
Marr Dateabt 1527
Marr PlaceBlackadder, Berwickshire, Scotland
Notes for Sir Robert HOME Of Wester Blackadder
He [Sir David] married Isobel, daughter of David hoppringil of Smailholm,

and had by her seven sons, known as ‘the seven spears of Wedderburn,
besides another son (a Churchman) and
three daughters:

1. George, fell at Flodden.
2. David, who succeeded to Wedderburn.
3. Alexander of Manderston …
4. John, who married, in 1518, Beatrix, eldest daughter and co-heir of Robert Blackader of that Ilk …

5. Robert, who married Margaret Blackader, the other sister, and got the remainder of the Blackader lands.

6. Mr. Andrew. He had a charter from James Stewart, … was styled parson and pensioner of Lauder.
7. Bartholomew of Simprin.
8. Patrick, mentioned in the remainder of the last mentioned charter.
9. Margaret, married, 1523, to john Swinton of that Ilk.
10. Isobel, contracted to John Swinton of that Ilk, who afterwards married her sister …
11. Mariota, married to James Towers of Inverleith.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol III, Edinburgh, 1906, pp .281-82.
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John and Robert married the two daughters and heiresses of Blackadder of that Ilk (whose mother their brother, David, married) divided the lands between them and founded the house of Home of Blackadder.

Source: MANUSCRIPTS OF COLONEL DAVID MILNE HOME of Wedderburn Castle, London, 1902, pp. 4-5
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Robert who was killed at Flodden in 1513, but who

left two daughters,

Beatrix and
Margaret.


Beatrix and Margaret Blacater, heir-portioners of Blackadder, born 1511 and 1513, respectively. Beatrix married John Home of the house of Wedderburn, and Margaret married Robert Home, his brother. The estate of Blackadder was at first divided, Beatrix and her husband taking the eastern half with the castle, and Margaret and Robert Home taking the western half of the estate. Afterwards, the western portion reverted to the heirs of Beatrix.

Both heiresses and their husbands obtained crown charters of confirmation the following are abstracts.

27 July 1541 At Tantallon, the King (James V) confirms and for good services quit-claims in favour of Robert Hume, brother of the late David Hume of Wedderburn, and of Margaret Blackadder, one of the heirs of the late Andrew Blacader of that ilk wife of the said Robert Hume, half of the lands and barony of Blacader Viz. the town lands and church lands of Blacader with their two grain mills, the lands iof Quhitlaw (Whitelaw) with the tenants etc and patronage of their churches and chapels, all lying in the Sheriffdom of Berwick which the said Margaret resigned to be holden by the said Robert and Margaret and the survivor of them in conjunct and by their lawful heirs whom failing by the lawful and nearest heirs of the said Robert whomsoever etc.

Source: BLACKADDER HISTORY: Notes and Proofs Regarding The Family Of Blackadder Of That Ilk. - http://www.blackadder-history.com/the.blackadder.history.htm
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Notes for Margaret (Spouse 1)
(1) Five years later, she [Alison Douglas] was married (contract dated 13 March 1510-11) to Robert, son and heir of Andrew Blackadder of that Ilk. Robert Blackadder is said to have been killed at Flodden,

leavng two daughters:

1.
Margaret and

2.
Beatrix.

(2) Alison Douglas married secondly, Sir David Hume of Wedderburn, and had issue three sons and two daughters. David Hume of Godscroftt, the historian, who was her grandson, gives a very pleasing sketch of her character.

Her two daughters by Robert Blackadder married Robert and John Hume, younger brothers of their mother’s second husband, and in this way was founded the family of Hume of Blackadder.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol !, Edinburgh, 1906, pp. 186-90.
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Robert who was killed at Flodden in 1513, but who

left two daughters,

Beatrix and
Margaret.


Beatrix and Margaret Blacater, heir-portioners of Blackadder, born 1511 and 1513, respectively. Beatrix married John Home of the house of Wedderburn, and Margaret married Robert Home, his brother. The estate of Blackadder was at first divided, Beatrix and her husband taking the eastern nalf with the castle, and Margaret and Robert Home taking the western half of the estate. Afterwards, the western portion reverted to the heirs of Beatrix.

Both heiresses and their husbands obtained crown charters of confirmation the following are abstracts.

27 July 1541 At Tantallon, the King (James V) confirms and for good services quit-claims in favour of Robert Hume, brother of the late David Hume of Wedderburn, and of Margaret Blackacader, one of the heirs of the late Andrew Blacader of that ilk wife of the said Robert Hume, half of the lands and barony of Blacader Viz. the town lands and church lands of Blacader with their two grain mills, the lands iof Quhitlaw (Whitelaw) with the tenants etc and patronage of their churches and chapels, all lying in the Sheriffdom of Berwick which the said Margaret resigned to be holden by the said Robert and Margaret and the survivor of them in conjunct and by their lawful heirs whom failing by the lawful and nearest heirs of the said Robert whomsoever etc.

Source: BLACKADDER HISTORY: Notes and Proofs Regarding The Family Of Blackadder Of That Ilk. - http://www.blackadder-history.com/the.blackadder.history.htm
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