Lord Bothwell
Lord Bothwell
Biographical Information
IRL: History's Lord Bothwell
Real Name: James Hepburn
Title: Lord Bothwell

4th Earl of Bothwell

Born: 1534
Age: 31
Religion: Protestant
Originally From: Edinburgh, Scotland
Wife: Lady Jean Gordon †
Parents: Patrick Hepburn † (Father)

Agnes Sinclair † (Mother)

Interests: Mary Stuart
Affiliations: Kingdom of Scotland

Mary and Bothwell

Physical Description
Gender: Male Male
Height: 5'10
Status: Alive
Character Information
First appearance: Hanging Swords
Portrayed by: Adam Croasdell

Character Flag - Scotland Noble Male Lord Married Season 4
Lord Bothwell

Lord Bothwell is a prominent Scottish nobleman, with an infatuation for Mary Stuart.

Early lifeEdit

Season 4Edit

While out with Mary Stuart they were hit with flash fluids. When traveling back through the forest they ran into David Rizzio who delivered a message to Mary from her old friend Sebastian.


  • Was secretly the Loyal Watchmen [1][2]
  • Mary Stuart discovers Lord Bothwell was secretly the Loyal Watchmen [3]


Historical NotesEdit

  • The real was named James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell, born in 1534.
  • There was another Lord Bothwell but his name was John Ramsay, 1st Lord Bothwell and he died in 1513, at age 51. 48 years earlier. John Ramsay has a 'friendly' relationship with King James III of Scotland, his son King James IV and Henry VII of England


Season Four
With Friends Like These A Grain Of Deception Leaps of Faith Playing With Fire Highland Games Love & Death Hanging Swords Unchartered Waters
Pulling Strings A Better Man Dead of Night The Shakedown Coup de Grace A Bride. A Box. A Body. Blood in the Water All It Cost Her


  1. Playing With Fire
  2. Highland Games
  3. Unchartered Waters

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