Lindsay, David, 1st Lord Lindsay of Balcarres (1586 -1641)

David Lindsay was the younger son of John Lindsay, Lord Menmuir, second son of the 9th Earl of Crawford, and Marion, daughter of Alexander Guthrie. He succeeded his elder brother John in 1601. He married, 16 February 1612 Sophia Seton, daughter of Alexander Earl of Dunfermline, and was created Baron Lindsay of Balcarres 27 June 1633. A small remainder of his library, about fifty volumes, is in the possession of the Earl of Crawford at Balcarres, Fife, the remainder having been destroyed or dispersed.

Seat / Residence(s): Balcarres House, Fife
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Lindsay, David, 1st Lord Lindsay of Balcarres  (1586 - 1641) (Stamp 1) Motto: Astra castra
, Motto: Numen lumen munimen
Helmet: Peer
Crest: A tent ensigned with a pennon
Arms: Within a bordure semy of mullets Quarterly 1 & 4. A fess checky (Lindsay) 2 & 3. A lion rampant (Abernethy)
Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: fess, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant, Heraldic Charges: mullets (semy), Heraldic Charges: pennon, Heraldic Charges: tent
Lindsay, David, 1st Lord Lindsay of Balcarres  (1586 - 1641) (Stamp 2) Motto: Astra castra
Crest: A tent semy of mullets ensigned with a pennon
Heraldic Charges: pennon, Heraldic Charges: tent