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Sir Robert Boyd, 5th Lord of Kilmarnock
|Sir Thomas Boyd, 6th Lord of Kilmarnock
Sir Robert Boyd, 7th Lord of Kilmarnock
Thomas Boyd was born in 1547. He was the second son, but first surviving son, of Robert Boyd, the 5th Lord Boyd, 5th Lord Kilmarnock and Margaret Campbell. As eldest son of Robert Boyd, the 5th Lord Boyd, he assumed the lordship upon his father's death in death in 1590.
1568 (13 May) - Fought alongside his father at the battle of Langside for Mary, Queen of Scots.
1590 - Inherited the title Lord Boyd on the death of 5th Lord Boyd
1592 (12 Jan) - Resigned his whole estate to the King. He obtained a new charter thereof, "erecting the same into a free Lordship and Barony, to be called the Lordship and Barony of Kilmarnock" to himself for life, with remainder to his son and heir apparent, Robert, Master of Boyd, in tail male, remainder to "heirs male," thereby excluding the heirs general. Under this grant Thomas, not improbably, became Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock. He died June 1611.
Thomas Boyd married
Thomas and Margaret and had eight children as follows:
Isabel - Isabel, according to Robertson, married John Blair, but Collins' Peerage states that James Stuart of Bute, (d. 1662) married Isabel, daughter of Sir Douglas Campbell of Auchinbrick and Isabel his wife, daughter of Thomas, Lord Boyd, which must mean that Isabel married twice. 
Sir James Balfour Paul, The Scots Peerage, Volume 1 (1904), p.163-168, (https://archive.org/stream/scotspeeragefoun01paul#page/n1/mode/2up).
Cokayne, George Edward, ed. (1912). Complete peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct or dormant (Bass to Canning) Volume 2. London: The St. Catherine Press, ltd.. pp. 261,262.
Wikipedia, Thomas Boyd, 6th Earl of Boyd, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Boyd,_6th_Lord_Boyd
Wikipedia, Earl of Kilmarnock, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earl_of_Kilmarnock
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Thanks to Ken Broughton for creating WikiTree profile Boyd-3052 through the import of James K Broughton Family Tree.ged on Jul 28, 2013.
WikiTree profile Boyd-2076 created through the import of phillip Foltz family tree(3).ged on Jan 13, 2013 by Curtis Foltz Boyd Phillip Curtis Foltz.
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