Christian Seton ca.1647-1703

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Christian SETON Countess of Winton, ca.1647-1703

Biographical Note

Born in Adinstoun, Haddington, the daughter of John Hepburn of Adinstoun. She had the title of Lady of Adinstoun before her marriage. She was the wife of George Seton, 4th Earl of Winton (c.1641-1704).


Used an engraved bookplate (Franks 26475): Atcheivement of the Right Honble. Christian Hepburn Countess of Winton. (C. Norton, Sculps. Edinburgh.)

(Note by Sir A. W. Franks, Facsimile of this in Ross Nisbet. Christian, daughter of John Hepburn of Alderston married George, 4th Earl of Winton who died 1704; she died the same year. Arms. Hepburn quartering Aldestoun ?)

The extent and disposition of her library is not known.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.
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  • Wikipedia, George Seton