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SINCLAIR, Henry Earl of Orkney
(About 1345-1404)
HALIBURTON, Jean
(About 1348-)
DOUGLAS, William Lord of Nithsdale, Sir
(About 1352-1392)
STEWART, Egidia
(About 1373-)
SINCLAIR, Henry 2nd Earl of Orkney, Lord Sinclair
(About 1375-1420)
DOUGLAS, Egidia
(About 1388-After 1438)
SINCLAIR, William 3rd Earl of Orkney, Earl of Caithness, 2nd Lord Sinclair
(About 1409-)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. DOUGLAS, Elizabeth

2. SUTHERLAND, Marjory

SINCLAIR, William 3rd Earl of Orkney, Earl of Caithness, 2nd Lord Sinclair 1

  • Born: About 1409
  • Marriage (1): DOUGLAS, Elizabeth 1
  • Marriage (2): SUTHERLAND, Marjory before 15 November 1546 2

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  General Notes:

"William Sinclair, Earl of Orkney and Caithness, was apparently the first to be styled Lord Sinclair."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7)

Note:

The designation of this William Sinclair as first Lord Sinclair appears to be no longer accepted.
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William married Elizabeth DOUGLAS, daughter of Archibald DOUGLAS 4th Earl of Douglas, Duke of Touraine and Margaret STEWART.1 (Elizabeth DOUGLAS was born about 1400 and died about 1451.)


  Marriage Notes:

"WILLIAM SINCLAIR of Newburgh, commonly known as 'The Waster,' was the eldest son of the said William, Earl of Caithness, by his first marriage with Elizabeth Douglas, daughter of Archibald, fourth Earl of Douglas. He was disinherited by his father, who, on 7 December 1476, resigned his lands of the earldom of Caithness in the hands of the King, from whom he obtained a new grant with remainder to William, the eldest son of his second marriage."

from Scots Peerage (vol 7) 1

William next married Marjory SUTHERLAND, daughter of Alexander SUTHERLAND of Dunbeath and Unknown, before 15 November 1546.2 (Marjory SUTHERLAND was born about 1431.)


  Marriage Notes:

"William, Earl of Caithness, married, secondly, before 15 November 1456, Marjory Sutherland, daughter of Alexander Sutherland of Dunbeath, sometimes, but wrongly, called Master of Sutherland. By her he had many children ..."

from Scots Peerage (vol 2) 2

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 7 (1910).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).

3 Internet Site, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Sinclair.


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