4) John Muirhead ~ Margaret Borthwick (granted the name of Stark)

{Nisbet p 264} This Gentleman left Iƒƒue...John his Son and Heir (g), who married Margaret Borthwick, Daughter to the Lord Borthwick, then an opulent noble Family, as any in all the Kingdom in the Rank and Quality of the Parliamentary Barons (h),...

(Nisbet’s note #g) Tacks from the Crown to John Muirhead, Son and Heir of John Muirhead in 1517, in the Exchequer Rolls.

(Nisbet’s note #h) Borbrief in the Regiƒters of the Great Seal.

{Kristen Johnson Ingram’s website: http://www.gencircles.com/users/authorlady/1/data/3046, and Eugene William Stark’s website: http://www.gendex.com/users/stark/family_history - including information obtained primarily from the files of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.} John Muirhead, son of John Muirhead of Lachop and Bullis, and husband of Margaret Borthwick, is believed to have acquired the name of ‘Stark’ after saving the life of King James III from the attack of a bull. Only his youngest son, William utilized the Stark surname.