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  • ID: I781
  • Name: Alexander Elphinstone
  • Suffix: 1st Baron Elphinstone
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1480 1
  • Death: 9 SEP 1513 in Flodden
  • HONO: 1509
  • Note: Created baron
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note: 2

    Attached during his father's lifetime to the Household of King JAMES IV. He m Elizabeth Barlow (or Berlay or Barclay), an English lady attached to the Household of Queen MARGARET, received various grants of lands in the Earldom of Mar united into the Barony of Innernochty, and received also Kildrummy and was constable of its castle. He was created a Lord of Parliament at the christening of Prince Arthur 1509, and in 1513 had Kildrummy regranted to himself and his wife and united with Innernochty into the Lordship of Elphinstone. He was k at Flodden 9 Sep 1513 leaving (with his widow, who m 1515 as his 3rd wife John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes and d 1518) issue:
    ..A1 Alexander, his heir [see below]
    ..a1. Isabel Elphinstone m 1st David Lindsay of Dunrod and m 2nd Robert Maxwell of Calderwood
    ..a2. Eupheme Elphinstone m John Bruce of Cultmalindie
    ..a3. Elizabeth m Sir David Somerville of Plain.
  • _UID: D06FD42250A14D03BB5D717A706E604C031C
  • Change Date: 25 APR 2006



    Father: John Elphinstone

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Barclay Or Barlow
    • Married: BEF 1507
    Children
    1. Has Children Alexander Elphinstone b: 22 MAY 1510
    2. Has Children Euphemia Elphinstone

    Sources:
    1. Title: Ancestral File
      Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998
      Repository: Electronic
      Repository: www.familysearch.org
      Text: Generally reliable, but not to be taken totally at face value. Mistakes occur, and some of their dating and naming conventions puzzle me.
    2. Type: Web Site
      URL: www.baronage.co.uk
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