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Notes on Sir William Ruthven of Balerno

Cowan, Samuel. The Ruthven family papers : London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & co. ltd., 1912
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Sir William Ruthven of Balerno succeeded his father. He granted a charter to Walter Haliburton of Dirleton, which was confirmed by Robert, Duke of Albany, the Regent, 2nd February 1407-8. Sir William was in England as a hostage for the ransom of James I., 1424-27. He died in 1428, and left issue, one son, John, and two daughters, one married to Walter Drummond of Carlisle, the other to George Douglas of Leswalt.