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DE KEITH, William Great Marischal of Scotland, Sir
(About 1312-1410)
FRASER, Margaret heiress of Touchfraser
(About 1337-)
KEITH, Robert of Dunottar, Great Marischal of Scotland, Sir
(About 1355-Before 1430)
Spouse heiress of Troup
(About 1365-)
KEITH, Elizabeth
(About 1391-)


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1. IRWYNE, Alexander 4th of Drum, Sir

KEITH, Elizabeth 2

  • Born: About 1391
  • Marriage (1): IRWYNE, Alexander 4th of Drum, Sir on 16 October 1411 1
  • BuriedFem: Saint Nicholas parish, Aberdeen, Scotland 3

   Another name for Elizabeth was DE KETH, Elizabeth.1

   User ID: Z305.

Elizabeth married Sir Alexander IRWYNE 4th of Drum, son of Sir Alexander DE IRWYNE 3rd of Drum and MONTEFORD, on 16 October 1411.1 (Sir Alexander IRWYNE 4th of Drum was born about 1385.)

  Marriage Notes:

"This Alexander Irwyne succeeded his father, who was killed at Harlaw on the 24th July, 1411; and on the 16th October of that year his marriage-contract was
completed with Elizabeth de Keth, daughter of Sir Robert de Keth, Marischal of
Scotland, who grants as tocher-gude with the lady the lands of the barony of
Strathekyn in the county of Kincardine. This contract is in duplicate, but although dated at the same place, on the same day, and authenticated by tbe same
witnesses, there is this remarkable difference between the two copies, that, whereas in one the lands given in dower with Elizabeth de Keth are to be held by
Alexander de Irwyn, Lord of Drum, and his descendants, for homage and fealty
to the Keiths Marischal, in the other all reference to homage and fealty is omitted,
and the gift purports to be for the marriage then contracted and for the feud that had existed between the families."

from Irvines of Drum 1


1 e-books, The Irvines of Drum and Collateral Branches by Jonathan Forbes-Leslie (1909).

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.

3 Internet Site, Clan Irwin Surname DNA Study The Barons of Drum.

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