Pringle of Trinlyknowe
Trinlyknowe, also known as the West stead of Windydoors, lays next to Laidlawstiel, south of Newhall on the Caddon Water. Trinlyknowe is a place name meaning: Trin = possibly means three; Ly = possibly from ‘Lee’ = shade, shelter; Knowe = a knoll or rounded hillock.
Their lineage according to the chapter Trinlyknowe from Alex Pringle’s book ‘The Records of the Pringles of the Scottish Border’:
- Alexander Hoppringill, first of Trinlyknowe (son of James Hoppringill of Smailholm, Ranger of the Ward of Tweed).
- Roger Hoppringill of Trinlyknowe (killed at the battle of Flodden in 1513).
- Alexander (2) Hoppringill of Trinlyknowe
- John Hoppringill, who predeceased him.
- Thomas Hoppringill, his heir.
- William Hoppringill
- David Hoppringill
- Thomas Hoppringill of Trinlyknowe
Alexander (3) Pringill of Trinlyknowe
Robert Pringill of Chapelhill
- Alexander Hoppringill, his heir
- George Hoppringill
- Thomas Hoppringill
Pringle of Chapelhill
Chapelhill, north of Peebles.
The farmhouse is a much altered 16th century tower of the Pringles. It is also a very nice B&B.
See page 248 of the book ‘Records of the Pringles’.