Sempill or Semple was a Scottish family including several notables:

  • Robert Sempill (c.1530-1595), balladeer
  • Robert Sempill the younger (1595?-1663?), writer, son of Robert
  • Francis Sempill (1616?-1682), writer, son of Robert the younger
  • Sir James Sempill (1566-1626), companion of Mary, queen of Scots
  • William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill (1893-1965) Master of Sempill, British pioneering aviator and Japanese spy.

See also:

  • Lord Sempill (title)
  • Hugh Sempill (1596-1654), Scottish mathematician, after whom Simpelius crater is named
  • Sempill Mission 1921 military mission to Japan

Other articles related to "sempill":

Castle Semple
... Erected, or more probably rebuilt, by John Sempill, 1st Lord Sempill, he changed its name from Castletoun to Castle-Semple ... of Renfrewshire (1710), he noted, "Upon the brink of the loch stands the castle of Sempill, the principal messuage of a fair lordship of the same denomination, which consists of a large court, part of ... The estate was sold by Hugh Sempill, 12th Lord Sempill, in I727, to Colonel William M'Dowall (d ...
Sir Ewan Forbes, 11th Baronet
... At birth, he was christened "Elizabeth Forbes-Sempill", and officially registered as the youngest daughter of Lord Sempill. 1952, adopting the name of "Ewan Forbes-Sempill", and was married a month later ...
Clan Sempill - Clan Chief
... The Rt Hon The Lord Sempill, James William Stuart Whitmore Sempill, The 21st Lord Sempill, Chief of the Name and Arms of Sempill ...
Hugh Sempill
... Hugh Sempill (or Semple) (in Latin, Hugo Simpelius or Sempilius) (between 1589 and 1596 – 1654) was a Scottish Jesuit mathematician and linguist ... Hugo Sempilius Craigbaitaeus, probably making him the Hew Sempill of Craigbait and Langside found in local genealogies, where his birth is given as 1590 ... A Jesuit, Sempill taught as professor of mathematics at the Colegio Imperial de Madrid (Imperial College of Madrid), which employed teachers from all over Europe and made courses in geometry ...