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KEITH, William 2nd Earl Marischal
(About 1460-1526)
GORDON, Elizabeth
(About 1467-After 1525)
DOUGLAS, John 2nd Earl of Morton, Sir
(About 1461-1515)
(About 1476-)
KEITH, Robert Master of Marischal
(About 1487-1514)
DOUGLAS, Elizabeth
(About 1491-)
KEITH, Janet
(About 1511-)


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1. LYON, John 7th Lord Glamis

KEITH, Janet 2

  • Born: About 1511
  • Marriage (1): LYON, John 7th Lord Glamis 6 February 1543(1544) 1

   Another name for Janet was KEITH, Jean.1

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Janet married John LYON 7th Lord Glamis, son of John LYON 6th Lord Glamis and Janet DOUGLAS, 6 February 1543(1544).1 (John LYON 7th Lord Glamis was born about 1511.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Lyon) married, ' with greit trivmphe ' on 6 February 1543-44, Jean Keith, daughter of Robert, Master of Marischal, and sister of William, fourth Earl Marischal.' She was infeft in Courtastoune and Drumgowan upon a precept under the Quarter Seal February 1543-44. On 24 November 1559 she was kenned to her terce before the Sheriff of Forfar, in the baronies of Glamis, Baky, and Tannadyce, and cavels being cast for the sun and shadow, the lady fell to her cavel at the sun. Concerning her little is known, only the careers of her sons remain an enduring memorial to her lofty conceptions of duty. By her Lord Glamis had issue"

from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 8 (1911).

2 e-books, Politics and protestant Lordship in North East Scotland during the reign of James VI: The life of George Keith, fourth Earl Marischal, 1554-1623 by Miles Kerr-Peterson (2016) PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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