Hugh Fraser, 1st Lord Lovat

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Hugh Fraser, 1st Lord Lovat
Died c. 1500/c. 1501
Title Lord (Fraser) of Lovat
Predecessor new creation
Successor Thomas Fraser, 2nd Lord Lovat
Spouse(s) Violetta Lyon
Parent(s) Thomas Fraser, 4th Laird of Lovat

Hugh Fraser, 1st Lord Lovat (d. c. 1500/c. 1501), was a Scottish peer, and the Chief of Clan Fraser of Lovat.

Fraser was the son of Thomas Fraser (d. c. 1455), 4th Laird of Lovat, and Lady Janet Dunbar. He was a minor when his father died, and became a legal ward, first, of Archibald Douglas, Earl of Moray (d. 1455), and subsequently of Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis (d.1459), whose daughter, Violetta Lyon, Lovat married. Through her, Lovat's children were great-great-great-grandchildren of Robert II. They had a son, Thomas, and two daughters, Margaret and Egidia, the latter of whom married Ferquhar Mackintosh. Lovat's grandfather, Hugh Fraser (d. 1440), 4th Laird of Lovat, was one of the hostages for the ransom of King James I of Scotland in 1424.

Lovat was summoned to parliament as Lord Fraser of Lovat sometime between 1458 and 1461. He died c.1500 and was succeeded by his son Thomas. Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat, known as "Simon the Fox", was among his descendants.

Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
New Creation
Lord Lovat Succeeded by
Thomas Fraser

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