George Baillie

Standard Name: Baillie, George

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Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
After fleeing from the authorities, her father finally settled at Utrecht in the Netherlands, where he sent for his family. Lady Grisell expertly managed the household in the Netherlands, which became a meeting place...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
Grisell Murray's father, George Baillie , was born on 16 March 1664 at Jerviswood Tower in Lanarkshire, Scotland. The eldest child of Covenanter Robert Baillie, George was sent to the Netherlands to study law...
Family and Intimate relationships Grisell Murray
George Baillie , father of GM , died. He was buried in a mausoleum which he had expressly ordered to be as plain as possible, at his family estate of Mellerstain in the Borders of Scotland.
Murray, Grisell. Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Right Honourable George Baillie of Jerviswood and of Lady Grisell Baillie. 1822.
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Material Conditions of Writing Grisell Murray
The year after GM 's father, George Baillie , died, she set down at their temporary home in OxfordPlain Facts Relating to My Father's Character, of which I could give many more.
Murray, Grisell. Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Right Honourable George Baillie of Jerviswood and of Lady Grisell Baillie. 1822.
3
Occupation Elisabeth Wast
Back in Edinburgh she worked for the pious and highly political family of George Baillie of Jerviswood at their estate of Mellerstain.
Wast, Elisabeth. Memoirs; or, Spiritual Exercises. 1724.
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Lady Grisell Baillie , George's wife, was the author of many...
Publishing Grisell Murray
GM 's writings about her father and her mother were published in complete form without any reserve at Edinburgh, as a volume in their own right.
Murray, Grisell. Memoirs of the Lives and Characters of the Right Honourable George Baillie of Jerviswood and of Lady Grisell Baillie. 1822.
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Violence Grisell Murray
GM 's brother-in-law 's footman, Arthur Gray , allegedly made an attempt at breaking and entering the Dwelling-House of George Baillie . . . with an intent to ravish, and against her Will, Carnally know...
Wealth and Poverty Grisell Murray
GM 's dowry was valued at 20,000 merks, a form of currency used in Scotland under Charles II. This was worth about 1,077 English pounds at that time.
Paton, Henry, and James Walter Buchan, editors. A History of Peeblesshire. Jackson, Wylie, 1925.
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Bohne, Matthias, and Olaf Simons. The Marteau Early 18th Century Currency Converter.
By 1720, Sir Alexander had...

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