Home, James, third earl of Home (1615–1666)

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Abstract

Home, James, third earl of Home (1615–1666), politician, was born in the summer of 1615, the eldest son of Sir James Home of Cowdenknowes (d. 1618×20) and his wife, Lady Anne (d. 1621), eldest daughter and coheir of George Home, earl of Dunbar. With the death on 13 February 1633 of his distant cousin James Home, second earl, he became third earl of Home.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOxford Dictionary of National Biography
EditorsH. C. G. Matthew , Brian Harrison
Place of PublicationAbingdon
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780198614111
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2004

Keywords

  • history
  • James Home
  • Earl of Home

Cite this

Young, J. (2004). Home, James, third earl of Home (1615–1666). In H. C. G. Matthew , & B. Harrison (Eds.), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13644