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Families covered: Hepburne of Beinston, Hepburn of Bothwell, Hepburn of Hailes, Hepburn of Humbie, Hepburn of Monkrig, Hepburne of Rollanston, Hepburn of Smeaton Hepburn, Hepburn of Wauchton (Waughton), Hepburn of Whitsome

Sir Robert de Hyburne, 1st of Newton (a 1246)
1. John de Hepburne had issue
2. Nicholas de Hepburne (a 1271)
  m. Emme (a 1358)
  A. Adam de Hibburne
  m. (1343) Mariota Fourbour
  i. Sir Patrick de Hepburn of Hailes (b c1321, d before 1406)
  m1. Agnes
  a. Patrick Hepburn, younger of Hailes (dvp 22.06.1402)
  m1. _ Vaux (dau of _ Vaux (or de Vallibus) of Dirleton)
  (1) Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes (d 1446)
  m. Janet Borthwick (dau of Sir William Borthwick)
  (A) Sir Patrick Hepburn, 1st Lord of Hailes (d c1483)
  m1. ??
m2. Elene Wallace (a 1483)
  Unsure who bore which of Patrick's children.
  (i) Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes (dvp by 1479)
  m. (mcrt 02.02.1428) Helen Home (a 1513, dau of Sir Alexander Home, 1st Lord)
  BE1883 shows Adam as having become the 2nd Lord of Hailes, implying that he survived his father.
  (a) Patrick Hepburn, 1st Earl of Bothwell (d 18.10.1508)
  m1. (before 01.02.1480-1) Janet Douglas (d before 21.02.1490-1, dau of James Douglas, 1st Earl of Morton)
  ((1)) Janet Hepburn (d 10.05.1558) --
  m. (before 12.1506) George Seton, 3rd Lord (d Flodden 09.09.1513) --
  m2. (mcrt 21.02.1490-1) Margaret Gordon (dau of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly)
  ((2)) Adam Hepburn, 2nd Earl of Bothwell (b c1492, d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m. (1511) Agnes Stewart (d 02.1557, dau of James Stewart, 1st Earl of Buchan)
((A)) Patrick Hepburn, 3rd Earl of Bothwell (b 1512, d 09.1556)
  m. (1533/4, div before 16.10.1543) Agnes Sinclair (d 1572, dau of Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord)
  ((i)) James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, Duke of Orkney (b by 1535, d 14.04.1578)
  m1. (24.02.1565-6, div 03.05.1567) Jane Gordon (dau of George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly)
  m2. (15.05.1567) Mary Stewart, Queen of Scots (b 7/8.12.1542, d 08.02.1586-7)
  partner unknown
  ((a)) William Hepburn
  ((ii)) Jane Hepburn (b 1540, d 1599)
m1. (28.12.1561) John Stewart, Lord Darnley (b 1531, d 10.1563, Commendator of Coldingham)
  m2. (before 16.01.1567, div 1575) John Sinclair, Master of Caithness (dvp 1577-8)
  m3. Archibald Douglas (Rector, Senator - brother of Whittinghame)
  partner unknown
  ((iii)) Margaret Hepburn
  m. James Durham of Duntarvy (silversmith)
  ((3)) Patrick Hepburn of Boltoun, Sheriff of Haddingtonshire (b c1494, d 31.10.1576)
  m1. Nichola Home (dau of Alexander Home, 2nd Lord)
  ((A)) Patrick Hepburn of Fairnington and Birkinside, Sheriff of Lothian (d before 01.1547-8)
  m. Agnes Hoppringle (dau of George Hoppringle of St. John's Chapel)
  ((i)) Marie/Marion Hepburn (d 07.1571)
  m. (mcrt 14.09.1511) John, Archbishop of St. Andrews
  ((B)) Jean Hepburn (d 02.1575)
  m. John Hay of Talla
  m2. Katherine Fleming
  ((4)) William Hepburn of Rollanston (d before 25.03.1558)
  m. Marioun Maxwell
  ((A)) James Hepburn of Rollanston, Foord and Magdalens (dspm 15.04.1596)
  m. Jonet Oliphant (dau of John Oliphant, son of Lord)
((B)) Janet/Jayne Hepburn
  m. George Hepburn of Pannywell
  ((5)) John Hepburn, Bishop of Brechin (d 1558)
  ((6)) Margaret Hepburn (dsps 1513)
  m. (mcrt 1509) Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus (d 22.01.1556-7)
  ((7))? Margaret Hepburn (2nd of the name) --
  m1. John Cockburn, younger of Ormiston (d by 1512) --
  m2. John Murray of Falahill
  (b) Sir Adam Hepburn of Craigs (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
m. Elizabeth Ogstoun (dau of William (sb Walter) Ogstoun of that ilk)
  ((1)) John Hepburn (d before 06.03.1524-5)
  ((2)) Elizabeth Hepburn (d 06.10.1548)
  m. Alexander Livingston of Dunipace and Fildes (a 10.1548)
  ((3)) Helen Hepburn (d before 29.04.1560)
  m. (05.11.1510) Sir Patrick Hepburn of Waughton (d 1547) @@ below
  ((4)) Janet Hepburn (d before 03.03.1549)
  m1. (by 13.03.1511, div 1515-6) John Somerville 'Red Bag', 2nd of Cambusnethan (d 1553)
m2. (by 01.06.1528) James Auchinleck of Kemnay
  ((i)) William Auchinleck
  (c) George Hepburn, Bishop of the Isles (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  (d) Margaret Hepburn (d 1542) --
  Two Margarets are shown by BE1883 over two generations - as daughter and as sister of the 1st Earl, the earlier marrying Alexander Cunningham, the later marrying Henry Sinclair. TSP (Bothwell) shows only one, as sister of the 1st Earl, marrying Henry Sinclair. We compromise (!) and show this one Margaret but show her as having married first Alexander Cunningham then Henry Sinclair.
  m1. Alexander Cunningham, 1st Earl of Glencairn (d Sauchieburn 11.06.1488) --
  m2. (before 04.12.1488) Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord (d Flodden 09.09.1513) --
  (e) Elizabeth Hepburn
  m. Alexander, Master of Home
  (ii) Patrick Hepburne of Beinston (d before 19.11.1518)
  m. Christian Ogilvie
  (a) Sir John Hepburne of Beinston and of Quhytcastell (Nunraw) (d 11.1583)
  m. Margaret Cockburn (dau of Sir James Cockburn of Langtoun)
((1))+ issue
  partner(s) unknown
  ((2))+ at least 7 natural sons/daughters including Patrick
  (b) Patrick Hepburne of Cleishbeny, Bishop of Moray, Secretary of State
  partner(s) unknown
  ((1)) Patrick Hepburne of Ballinhard/Bonhard and Boghall (dspm before 20.02.1560)
((2)) Adam Hepburne of Ballinhard/Bonhard had issue
  ((3)) Jean Hepburn
  m1. Thomas Ross of Craigie
  m2. Peter Oliphant of Turin (b c1537, d 24.10.1594)
  ((4))+ other natural sons/daughters including George
(iii) Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome, Sheriff of Edinburgh
  m. (before 1491) Jonet Napier (dau of Sir Alexander Napier, 2nd of Merchiston)
  (a) Sir Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome (d before 17.09.1517)
  m. Isobel Wardlaw
  ((1)) Sir Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome (d before 17.12.1551)
  m1. Elene Sinclair (widow of Sir John Mowbray of Barnbougall)
  ((A)) Sir Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome (a 08.1568)
  m. Jonet Cunynghame (sister of John Cunynghame of Glengarnock)
  ((i)) Alexander Hepburn (dvp before 09.02.1589)
  ((ii)) Patrick Hepburn of Whitsome (d before 20.11.1606)
m. (mcrt 05.04.1589) Susanna Napier (dau of Sir Archibald Napier, 6th of Merchiston, of Edinbellie)
  ((a)) Alexander Hepburn of Whitsome (2nd son)
  ((b))+ other issue - Archibald (b 07.1594, dvp), Agnes
  ((iii))+ other issue - Thomas, James, Elizabeth, Margaret, Helen, Jane, Katherine, Marie, Agnes, Marion, Isobel
  ((B)) Elizabeth Hepburn (b c1530)
  m. (1548) John Lundy, younger of that ilk (dvp 1557)
  m2. Marion Hay
  m3. (before 12.1549) Marion Wardlaw (widow of James Scrimgeour of Dundee)
  partner(s) unknown
  ((C))+ other issue - Robert of Duntarvy & Foord, Thomas
(b) James Hepburn, Abbot of Dunfermline, Treasurer of Scotland (d 11.1524)
  (c) Marion Hepburn
  m. (before 16.03.1500-1) Patrick Livingston of Castlecary
  (d) Agnes Hepburn --
  m. (mcrt before 02.04.1501, div 1513) William Livingston, 4th Lord of Callendar (d 1514) --
  (iv) Margaret Hepburn --
  m1. (before 03.1451) Patrick Haliburton, 2nd/3rd Lord of Dirleton (dsp)
  m2. Andrew Ker, younger of Cessford and Auldtounburn (dvp before 27.04.1467)
  m3. (before 01.02.1479-80) Archibald Forrester, 5th of Corstorphine (d 1512-3) --
  (v) Euphemia Hepburn
  m. Andrew Macdowell, younger of Makerstoun (son of Dungal (Dougal))
  (vi) Elizabeth Hepburn --
  m. William Lundin of that ilk (d c1519) --
  (vii)+ other issue - John (d 1525-6, Prior of St. Andrews), George (Dean of Dunkeld), Patrick (rector)
  (B) William Hepburn (a 03.1453)
  m. Elizabeth Touris (a 03.1453)
  (C) George Hepburne of Rollanston
  m. Jonet Malvyn
  (i) John Hepburne of Rollanston (d c1510-1)
  m. Margaret Wricht (dau of William Wricht of Cupar)
  (a) George Hepburne of Rollanston (d before 04.07.1514)
  m. Alison Hamilton
((1)) ?? Hepburne (dvp)
  ((A)) Patrick Hepburne of Rollanston (d before 13.05.1529)
  ((B)) Agnes Hepburne of Rollanston (a 1537)
  m. Alexander Hamilton in Preston
  (D) Elizabeth Hepburn --
  m. Alexander, Master of Montgomery (dvp 1452) --
  (E) Helen Hepburn (d before 03.1456-7) --
  m. (10.07.1446) John Somerville, 3rd Lord (d 11.1491) --
  (F) Agnes Hepburn --
  m. (mcrt 02.02.1448) Alexander, Master of Home (dvp c1456 / before 30.07.1468) --
  (G)+ other issue - Adam, John (d 1486, Bishop of Dunblane)
  (2)+ other issue - William, Archibald
  m2. Christian de Gourlay (dau of William de Gourlay of Wauchton)
  (4) Sir Patrick Hepburn of Wauchton (dsp before 23.03.1473)
(5) Alexander Hepburn (d by 28.07.1469)
  (A) David Hepburn of Wauchton (a 11.1493)
  m. Christine Sandilands (a 05.09.1498, dau of Sir James Sandilands of Calder)
  (i) Kentigern (Mungo) Hepburn of Waughton (d 07.1519?)
  m. Margaret Lauder (dau of Sir Robert Lauder of the Bass)
(a) Sir Patrick Hepburn of Waughton (d 1547)
  m. (05.11.1510) Helen Hepburn (d before 29.04.1560, dau of Sir Adam Hepburn of Craigs) @@ above
  ((1)) Patrick Hepburn of Waughton (d before 20.04.1585)
  m(1). (1536) Elizabeth Logan (dau of Sir Robert Logan, 5th of Restalrig)
  ((A)) Patrick Hepburn of Wauchton (Waughton) & Luffness (d after 08.1597)
  m. (mcrt 31.03.1565) Isabel Haldane (d 17.08.1597, dau of John Haldane, 7th of Gleneagles)
((i)) ?? Hepburn presumed intermediary generation, probably father or grandfather of ...
  ((a)) John Hepburn of Waughton
  (((1))) Margaret Hepburn (b 1650, d 1672)
  m. Sir Andrew Ramsay of Waughton, Bart of Abbotshall (dsps 1709)
  ((i)) Isobel Hepburn (a 1638) probably of this generation
  m. (02.1589) Sir George Lauder of The Bass (d 27.06.1611, vicar of Auchindor)
This may be the (Sir) Patrick who (also) married ...
  m2. Margaret Lundie (dau of Sir Thomas Lundin, younger of that ilk)
  ((B)) Isabel Hepburn 'dau of Sir Patrick by Margaret Lundy'
  m. (mcrt 12.07.1575) George Halkett of Pitfirran (d before 1595)
  ((2)) George Hepburn (d 10.07.1577, rector)
  m. Marion Gibson (dau of Philip Gibson in Haddington)
  ((A)) George Hepburn of Athelstaneford (d 12.05.1601)
  m. Helen Hepburn (dau of Adam Hepburn of Smeaton) @@ below
  ((i)) George Hepburn of Athelstaneford
  ((ii)) Andrew Hepburn in Haddington (d 07.1645)
  m. Margaret Smeaton
  ((iii))+ other issue - Sir John (d Saverne 21.07.1636, Marshal of France), James
  ((B)) Patrick Hepburn in Stevenson (d 19.06.1615)
  m. Jonet Schiell
  ((i)) George Hepburn of Newmylnes (d 1618) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Ker
((ii)) Patrick Hepburn of Wester Monkrig (d 09.1652)
  m. Margaret Lamb
  ((a)) George Hepburn of Monkrig (d before 24.10.1684)
  m. (23.10.1654) Helen Swinton (dau of Sir Alexander Swinton 'of that ilk')
  (((1))) Patrick Hepburn of Monkrig (d before 24.08.1716)
  m. (04.11.1684) Marion Gillon (dau of John Gillon of Wallhouse)
  (((A))) George Hepburn of Monkrig had issue
  m. (1718) Mary Fletcher (dau of Henry Fletcher of Saltoun)
  (((B))) John Hepburn of Stamford (bur 27.05.1766) had issue
  m. Philippa
  (((2))) Isabella Hepburn probably of this generation
  m. William Denune (minister of Pentcaitland)
  (((3)))+ 1 son and 1 daughter
  ((b))+ 3 sons and 1 daughter
((3)) Adam Hepburn of Smeaton Hepburn
  m. Isabella Preston (dau of John Preston of Craigmillar)
  ((A)) Patrick Hepburn of Smeaton
  m. Marion Adamson (dau of James Adamson of Tytwood)
  ((i)) John Hepburn of Smeaton
  m. (1626) Helen Swinton (dau of Robert Swinton of Swinton)
((a)) Patrick Hepburn of Smeaton (dsp 1696)
  m. (1656) Sarah Riddell (dau of Sir Walter Riddell of Riddell)
  ((b)) Alexander Hepburn
  m. Janet Little (dau of William Little of Liberton)
  (((1))) Patrick Hepburn of Smeaton (b 1685, d 1726)
m. (06.1710) Marion Suttie (dau of Sir George Suttie, 1st Bart of Balgone)
  (((A))) George Hepburn of Smeaton (dsp 1764, 2nd son)
  (((B))) Elizabeth Hepburn (d 1742)
  m. John Buchan of Letham (d 21.11.1792)
  Smeaton passed to their eldest son who took the name Buchan-Hepburn.
  (((C)))+ other issue (dsp) - Patrick, Alexander, Marion
  ((ii)) Francis Hepburn ancestor of Hepburns of Beanston
  ((iii)) Marion Hepburn probably of this generation
m. James Sydserff of Ruchlaw (d 1659)
  ((B)) Helen Hepburn
  m. George Hepburn of Athelstaneford (d 12.05.1601) @@ above
  ((4)) Margaret Hepburn
  m. Patrick Whitelaw
((5)) Elizabeth Hepburn not mentioned by 'Genealogical Notes'
  m. Patrick Hume of Polwarth (d c1578)
  ((6))+ other issue - William of Gilmertoun, John of Elstaneford
  (b) John Hepburn of Kirklandhill (a 1586)
  BP1999 identifies John as ancestor of the Hepburns "of Humble" (sb Humbie). Wikipedia ('Hepburn of Humbie') reports that he bought Humbie in 1586 and supports the following.
m. Agnes Foulis (dau of Henry Foulis of Colinton by Margaret Haldane)
  ((1)) Sir Adam Hepburn of Humbie
  m. (1629) Agnes Foulis (dau of George Foulis, 1st of Ravelston)
  ((A)) Thomas Hepburn of Humbie probably of this generation
  m. Elizabeth Johnston (dau of Sir Archibald Johnston of Warriston)
  ((i)) Helen Hepburn (a 10.1691)
  m. (31.12.1677) Walter Scott, Earl of Tarras (b 1644, d 1693)
  ((B)) Janet Hepburn (d 1665) probably of this generation
  m1. Sir John Cockburn of Ormiston
  m2. Sir James Dundas (d 1679, Lord Arniston)
  ((C)) daughter probably of this generation --
  m. Sir James Durham, 5th of Pittkerrow (d 1663) --
(c) William Hepburn
  (ii)+ other issue - William, Henry
  (B)+ other issue - Patrick, Alexander
  Probably of this generation, but (if so) by which marriage is unknown, was ...
  (6) Anna Hepburn
  m. John Lauder
  b. Marjorie Hepburn probably of this generation
  m. Sir Alexander Cockburn of Langton and that Ilk (d 1418-9)
  m2. (1376) Eleanor Douglas (dau of Sir Archibald Douglas of Liddesdale, Cavers, etc., Regent, widow of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Carrick, and others)
  ii. John de Hibburne of Ovirmerkhill and Nether Merkhill (a 1363, dspm)
  B. William de Hepburne had issue

Main source(s):
(1) TSP (Bothwell), BLG1952 (Hepburn of Waughton), BE1883 (Hepburn of Bothwell), BP1999 (Buchan-Hepburn of Smeaton Hepburn)
(2) 'Genealogical Notes of the Hepburn Family' by Edward Hepburn, privately printed in 1925
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