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IRVINE, Margaret 2
- Born: About 1569
- Marriage (1): MENZIES, Gilbert of Pitfodels, 'William of the Cup' 1
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Margaret married Gilbert MENZIES of Pitfodels, 'William of the Cup', son of George MENZIES of Pitfodels and Violet FORBES.1 (Gilbert MENZIES of Pitfodels, 'William of the Cup' was born about 1573 and died in November 1622 1.)
"He (Gilbert Menzies, died 1588) was succeeded by his son George, before mentioned; who in turn was succeeded by his son Gilbert, commonly called William of the Cup. This laird bought the lands of Gilcomston, in 1597, from Sir John Gordon for 7000 merks Scots. He married Margaret Irvine, daughter of the laird of Drum, by whom he had issue."
from Electric Scotland
Note: Temple in Thanage of Fermartyn lists Margaret and her husband, but she is listed as the daughter of Alexander Irving and Lady Mary Gordon. This is not consistent with the dates. 1 3
Internet Site, https://electricscotland.com/history/banchory/chapter18.htm History of Banchory-Devenick Estate of Pitfodels.
e-books, The Irvines of Drum and Collateral Branches by Jonathan Forbes-Leslie (1909).
e-books, The Thanage of Fermartyn by William Temple (1894).