John I de Vaux of Dirleton
John I de Vaux
, also known as Johannem de Vaus, Baron of Dirleton, was a prominent 12th-century Scottish noble.
Vaux was granted the barony of Dirleton, by King David I of Scotland
. John built a castle at Eldbotle and another, named Tarbet Castle, on the island of Fidra. John witnessed a number of charters issued by King Malcolm IV of Scotland
, including one at Eldbotle. After King William I of Scotland
was captured in 1174 at the Battle of Alnwick
, John was provided as a hostage for William I at Falaise
, Normandy. He was succeeded by his son William.