Birth: c. 1540, Barnbarroch, Scotland;
Death: Dec. 22, 1597; ;
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- Lord Barnbarroch - Dates: 1575
- Lord of Session - Dates: 1575
- Knight - Dates: 1583
- Scottish Ambassador to Denmark - Dates: 1587
- Lord of Council - Dates: 1587
Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch was the son of John Vaus of Barnbarroch and Janet McCulloch. He married, firstly, Elizabeth Kennedy, daughter of Sir Hew Kennedy of Girvanmains, in 1560. He married, secondly, Katherine Kennedy, daughter of Gilbert Kennedy, 3rd Earl of Cassillis and Margaret Kennedy, in 1573. He died on 22 December 1597.
Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch held the office of Lord of Session [Scotland] in 1575. He was styled as Lord Barnbarroch [Scottish Law Lord] in 1575. He was invested as a Knight in 1583. He held the office of Scottish Ambassador to Denmark in 1587, to arrange the marriage of King James VI. He held the office of Lord of Council in 1587. In 1589 he accompanied King James VI to Norway. In 1591 he had Barnbarroch erected into a free Barony.
Children of Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch and Elizabeth Kennedy:
Children of Sir Patrick Vaus, Lord Barnbarroch and Katherine Kennedy:
Patrick Vaus d. 1649
Sir John Vans of Barnbarroch b. c 1574, d. 1642