Sempill, Francis

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  • Sempill, Robert — (1530? 1595), Sempill, Robert (1595? 1659?), Sempill, Francis (1616? 1682)    Scottish poets, all belonging to the same family, the last two being f. and s. The first was mainly a satirist, was in Paris at the massacre of St. Bartholomew, and… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Francis Sempill — (1616? March, 1682) was a son of Robert Sempill the younger.No details of his education are known. His fidelity to the Stuarts involved him in money difficulties, tomeet which he alienated portions of his estates to his son. Before 1677 he was… …   Wikipedia

  • Sempill — or Semple was a Scottish family including several notables:*Robert Sempill (c.1530 1595), balladeer *Robert Sempill the younger (1595? 1663?), writer, son of Robert *Francis Sempill (1616? 1682), writer, son of Robert the younger *Sir James… …   Wikipedia

  • Lord Sempill — is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in circa 1489 for Sir John Sempill, founder of the collegiate Church of Lochwinnoch. Sempill was killed at the Battle of Flodden in 1513. His grandson, the third Lord, was known as The Great… …   Wikipedia

  • William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill — Captain Sempill showing a Gloster Sparrowhawk to Admiral Togo Heihachiro, 1921. William Francis Forbes Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill (24 September 1893 – 30 December 1965) was a British engineer. Before succeeding his father to the titles of Lord… …   Wikipedia

  • Robert Sempill the younger — Robert Sempill, the younger (1595? 1663?), Scottish poet, son of Robert Sempill, was educated at the University of Glasgow, having matriculated in March 1613.During the Civil War he fought for the Stuarts, and seems to have suffered heavy… …   Wikipedia

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