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FORBES, James 2nd Lord Forbes
(About 1421-1462)
KEITH, Egidia
(About 1423-After 1473)
SETON, THEN GORDON, Alexander Earl of Huntly, Sir
(Before 1410-1470)
CRICHTON, Elizabeth
(About 1420-After 1471)
FORBES, William 3rd Lord Forbes, 'Gray Willie'
(About 1441-Before 1483)
GORDON, Christian
(About 1447-)
FORBES, John 6th Lord Forbes
(About 1471-1547)


Family Links

1. STEWART, Catherine

2. LUNDIE, Christian
3. BARLOW, Elizabeth

FORBES, John 6th Lord Forbes 1 2 3 4

  • Born: About 1471
  • Marriage (1): STEWART, Catherine 1
  • Marriage (2): LUNDIE, Christian 1 2
  • Marriage (3): BARLOW, Elizabeth 1
  • Partnership (4): RUTHERFORD, Helen
  • Died: 1547 1

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John married Catherine STEWART, daughter of Sir John STEWART of Balvenie, 1st Earl of Atholl and Eleanor SINCLAIR.1 (Catherine STEWART was born about 1477.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Forbes) married, first, Catherine Stewart,second daughter of John, Earl of Atholl, brother of King James II., and had by her one son and one daughter"

from Scots Peerage 1

John next married Christian LUNDIE, daughter of Sir John LUNDY of that Ilk, Governor of Edinburgh and Stirling Castles and Elisabeth FORRESTER.1 2 (Christian LUNDIE was born about 1482.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Lord Forbes married, secondly, Christian, daughter of Sir John Lundin of Lundin, by whom he had issue"

from Scots Peerage (vol 4)

"... and after her death, the sd. Lord John married Dame Christian Lundie, daughter to Sr John Lundie of that ilk, and got on her diverss bairnes..."

from Family of Forbes 1 2

John next married Elizabeth BARLOW.1 (Elizabeth BARLOW was born about 1490.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Forbes) married, thirdly, Elizabeth Barley, or Barlow, widow of Alexander, first Lord Elphinstone, killed at Flodden 1513, and by her had one son and one daughter."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 1

John had a relationship with Helen RUTHERFORD. (Helen RUTHERFORD was born about 1490.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Lord Forbes had a natural daughter, Annabel, by Helen Rutherford."

from Tillycairn Castle 5


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 4 (1907).

2 e-books, Genealogy of the Family of Forbes from the account of Mathew Lumsden 1580 ed. William Forbes (1819).

3 e-books, Memorials of the Families of Lumsdaine, Lumisden or Lumsden by H.W. Lumsden (1889).

4 e-books, Transactions of the Banffshire Field Club 1936 - 'The Hays of Delgaty' a paper by Mr Innes of Learney.

5 e-books, Tillycairn Castle by H. Gordon Slade in Proc Soc Antiq Scot, 112 (1982), 497-517.

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