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DURIE, Janet
(About 1553-)

 

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1. LESLIE, Andrew 5th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife

DURIE, Janet 1

  • Born: About 1553
  • Marriage (1): LESLIE, Andrew 5th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife 1

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Janet married Andrew LESLIE 5th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife, son of George LESLIE 4th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife and Agnes SOMERVILLE.1 (Andrew LESLIE 5th Earl of Rothes, Sheriff of Fife was born about 1531 and died in 1611 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Andrew, Earl of Rothes, married, thirdly, Janet, daughter of David Durie, of that Ilk, in Fife. He granted the lands and barony of Newton, comprehending the lands of Kilmainy, to Janet Durie, his future spouse, in liferent, 6th July 1592. By her he had issue" (page 87)

"Andrew, Earl of Rothes, with the consent of Janet Durie his spouse, granted a charter of the lands of Newton to George Leslie, his son, and his heirsmale ; whom failing, to John Leslie, also his son, and his heirs-male ; whom failing, to Patrick Leslie, Commendator of Lindores, also his son, and his heirs-male, 16th June 1596. Andrew, Earl of Rothes, with the consent of Janet Durie his spouse, bound himself to infeft James, Master of Rothes, his eldest son by his first spouse Grizel Hamilton, in the office of Sheriff of Fife, 6th September 1599." (page 80)

"... the said parties agreed that the said earl should infeft Janet Durie his spouse in liferent, and George Leslie, his son by her, in fee, in the lands of Newton ; the said Janet Durie in liferent, and John Leslie, his son by her, in fee, in the lands of Lumbanny ; Patrick Leslie, Commendator of Lindores, brother-german of the said James, Master of Rothes, in the lands of Pitcairlies, in the barony of Ballinbreich ; and the said James, Master of Rothes, confirmed the charters granted by his father, the said Andrew, Earl of Rothes, to Janet Durie, his spouse, and to his children by her, and renounced all claim which he had or might have to the foresaid lands, but retained the superiority of the lands of Lumbanny and Pitcairlies, as pertaining to him as fiar of the barony of Ballinbreich. James, Master of Rothes likewise ratified the contract of marriage betwixt the said earl, his father, and Janet Durie, his present spouse, and obliged himself to maintain the said Janet Durie and her children in possession of the forementioned lands ; and he gave his consent to the infeftment of the forementioned persons in the different lands granted to them." (pages 81-82)

"David Nairn made a contract with Andrew, Earl of Rothes, and Dame Janet Durie his spouse, for themselves, and in behalf of George, John, and Robert Leslie, their sons, whereby he agreed to sell to Janet Durie in liferent, and to George Leslie her son, and his heirs; whom failing, to John Leslie his brother, and his heirs ; whom failing, to Robert Leslie and his heirs ; whom failing, to Patrick Leslie of Lindores, certain lands of Easter Newton, 21 st March 1604." (page 85)

from Family of Leslie 1

Sources


1 e-books, Historical Records of the Family of Leslie 1067-1869 vol.2 by Col. Leslie of Balquhain (1869).


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