Click for Bookshop

John Hay


(1st Earl of Tweeddale)

1595 - 1653

Royalist. His family estates were at Yester near Gifford in East Lothian. Hay married Jean Seton (1624), daughter of the 1st Earl of Dunfermline. Jean died a year later during child-birth and Hay married Margaret Montgomerie (1642), daughter of the Earl of Eglinton. Hay was created Earl of Tweeddale in 1646.


Use the tabs on the right of this page to see other parts of this entry arrow

If you have found this information useful please consider making
a donation to help maintain and improve this resource. More info...

By using our site you agree to accept cookies, which help us serve you better