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Sir Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes

Sir Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes

Male Abt 1380 - 1448  (~ 68 years)

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  • Name Sir Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Prefix Sir 
    Suffix 1st Lord Forbes 
    Born Abt 1380  of, Forbes, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    AFN 8J52-JW 
    Died 1448  [3, 6, 9, 10, 11
    Notes 
    • IDENTITY: He had a charter in his father's lifetime from Isabel of Douglas, Lady of Mar, of the lands of Edynbanchory and Craglogy, dated 8 November 1402, and confirmed by King Robert III. 23 June
      1405. Sir Alexander first appears as the Laird of Forbes 20 November 1406, when he is witness to a charter by the Duke of Albany. In the year 1408 he was one of four Scottish chiefs who repaired to England to tourney with English knights. On 31 October 1411 he had infeftment from William Fraser of Philorth in the lands of Meikle Fintray and others, in the barony of Kynedwart. On the 24 May 1417 he had a charter from John, Earl of Buchan, of the lands of Fotherbirs in the lordship of Aboyne. In 1423 he had charter from Alexander, Earl of Mar, of the lands of Alford. [8]
    Person ID I11345  Stewart Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 May 2013 

    Family Elizabeth Douglas, Baroness Forbes of Mar,   b. Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 16 Oct 1423  [3, 7
    Children 
    +1. James Forbes, 2nd Lord Forbes,   d. Bef 30 Jul 1462
     2. William Forbes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Forbes,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Forbes,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Susanna Forbes,   b. Abt 1423,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Annabella Forbes,   b. Abt 1424, of, Broxmouth, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F4934  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3320] #150 [942 D22bup 1827-1878] A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage, Together with Memoirs of the Privy Councillors and Knights (1827-1878), Burke, Sir John Bernard, (London: Henry Colburn, 1827-1878), FHL book 942 D22bup., 1949 p. 1428-1429.

    2. [S111] #2419 Genealogical account of the family of Edmonstone of Duntreath, Edmonstone, Archibald, Sir, (Edinburgh : A. Edmondson, 1875), 929.241 Ed58e., p. 30.

    3. [S22] Magna Carta Ancestry: A study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Richardson, Douglas, (Kimball G. Everingham, editor. 2nd edition, 2011), vol. 3 p. 576.

    4. [S27] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1,696,491 ., vol. 2 p. 281.
      p. 340:
      "Sir Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes; was one of the four Scottish chiefs who went to England to tourney with the English knights 1408; visited James I in Normandy 1421; built 'the houss of Drumynour' 1440; d. 1448."

    5. [S35] #242 [1883 edition] A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire (New edition, 1883, reprint 1962), Burke, Sir John Bernard, (New edition. 1883. Reprint, London: Harrison and Sons, 1962), FHL book 942 D22bug 1883., p. 175.

    6. [S56] #21 The complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant (1987), Cokayne, George Edward, (Gloucester [England] : Alan Sutton Pub. Ltd., 1987), 942 D22cok., vol. 5 p. 544.

    7. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 1 p. 174.

    8. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 4 p. 47.

    9. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 8 p. 429.

    10. [S27] #798 The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, Watney, Vernon James, (4 volumes. Oxford: John Johnson, 1928), FHL book Q 929.242 W159w; FHL microfilm 1,696,491 ., vol. 2 p. 281.

    11. [S3544] #189 The Scots Peerage: Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of that Kingdom, with Armorial Illustrations (1904-1914), Paul , Sir James Balfour, (9 volumes. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), FHL book 941 D22p; FHL microfilms104,157-104,161., vol. 4 p. 49.