|, Unknown 'Fair Maid of Strathdon'
, Unknown 'Fair Maid of Strathdon' 1
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Unknown had a relationship with Sir Andrew LESLIE 3rd Baron of Balquhain, son of Sir Hamelin LESLIE 2nd Baron of Balquhain and Ann MAXWELL of Caerlaverock. (Sir Andrew LESLIE 3rd Baron of Balquhain was born about 1373 and died on 22 January 1420 in Braco, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.)
"It was probably in consequence of this feud with Sir John Forbes (of Drumminor), and because he had also given offence to the Earl of Mar, that Sir Andrew Leslie withdrew from Balquhain, and occupied an old fortress on the almost inaccessible pinnacle of Bennachie, nearly 2000 feet high, and not far from the castle of Balquhain. Having repaired this strong post, he remained there till he made his peace with the Earl of Mar, when he returned to Balquhain; but he still retained the fort on
e-books, Historical Records of the Family of Leslie 1067-1869 vol.3 by Col. Leslie of Balquhain (1869).