for treason after the 1798 Rebellion in Carlow, Ireland.Crosbie lived at Crosbie Park until 1770, when at the age of 15 he went on to Trinity College, Dublin as a fellow commoner.In 1773, at the age of 18, he succeeded to his father's baronetcy, as the 5th Baronet Crosbie of Maryborough in Queen's County. On 21 April 1774, Crosbie received a pension "during the King's pleasure" of £150 per annum.His younger brother Richard, Ireland's first balloonist, received £50. After the 1798 Rebellion, Crosbie was executed for leading the United Irishmen from his house, Viewmount, into Carlow.
His second wife, Lady Anne Seton was a strong Catholic and despite the dangers of the day was determined to bring her five children up as Catholics.
He was host to the Queen when she visited Traquair with her husband and baby son James in 1566.
The cradle where she rocked here baby, her bed and some other possessions can still be seen in the house.
During this period Traquair made the transition from a defensive tower house into a family home.
In the 1500’s the lairds of Traquair played important roles in public life with John Stuart, 4th Laird of Traquair becoming the Captain of the Queen’s bodyguard to Mary Queen of Scots.