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  • ID: I12966
  • Name: Silvester Rattray
  • Suffix: 10th of Rattray
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1426
  • Death: 1496 1
  • Occupation: Scottish Ambassador to England in 1463
  • Note: 1

    Was appointed one of the Scottish ambassadors to negotiate a treaty of peace with England for which he obtained a safe conduct, dated 12th June 1463. He sat in Parliament and was one of the assize at the trial on a charge of treason of Robert, 2nd Lord Lyle on 22nd March 1481, the King, James III, sitting as judge. He was granted many charters of land, his interests stretching into Atholl territory as far a field as Grandtully and Edradynate in Strathtay, and became one of the most powerful magnates in the area.
    Sir Silvester died in 1496.
  • _UID: A426E8B5E2A84B4D8FACE517482C6F05A852
  • Change Date: 30 JUL 2007



    Father: Patrick Rattray b: 1400
    Mother: Stewart

    Marriage 1 Margaret Ogilvy
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children John Rattray b: ABT 1459

    Sources:
    1. Text: Our Stewart Heritage
      by Lachlan Rattray of Rattray and of Craighall Rattray 29th Clan Chief.
      in Clan Rattray Society Journal Number Eleven
      December 2003
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