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IRVINE, Alexander 6th of Drum, Sheriff of Aberdeen, Sir
(About 1459-1527)
KEITH, Janet
(About 1460-)
(About 1450-)
(About 1449-)
IRVINE, Alexander 7th of Drum
(About 1476-1554)
(About 1470-After 1536)
IRVINE, Alexander younger, of Lonmay
(About 1500-1547)


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1. OGILVY, Elizabeth

IRVINE, Alexander younger, of Lonmay 1

  • Born: About 1500
  • Marriage (1): OGILVY, Elizabeth in 1526 1
  • Died: 10 September 1547, Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, near Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 1

   Another name for Alexander was IRVINE, Alexander of Forglen.1

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Alexander married Elizabeth OGILVY, daughter of James OGILVY and Agnes (2) GORDON, in 1526.1 (Elizabeth OGILVY was born about 1497.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Elizabeth, married to Sir James Dunbar of Westfield, Sheriff of Moray."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4)

"p. 20, 1. 6, after ' Moray,' insert ' An Elizabeth Ogilvy, daughter of the Laird of Findlater, is said to have been the wife of Alexander Irvine of Drum, who fell at the battle of Pinkie 1547 (The Irvines of Drum, by Col. Forbes Leslie, 66, 168)."

from Scots Peerage (vol 9 Addenda et Corrigenda)

"Alexander Irvine, who thus fell at the battle of Pinkie, was married, in 1526, to Elizabeth Ogilvie, daughter of the laird of Findlater, and, in 1537, was in possession of Lunmay. In several family documents he is also designed Alexander Irvine of Forglen. He left six sons and three daughters: - (1) Alexander, who succeeded his grandfather; (2) William of Ardlogie; (3) Robert of Tillylair; (4) Gilbert of Collairlie and Auldquhat; (5) James, a Knight of Malta, ordained by the Grand Master, prior of the order in Scotland, and who, on his return to his native country, refused to acquiesce in the Reformation although his compliance would have been rewarded with a peerage; (6) John, who died young in Paris whilst playing tennis with the Master of Marischal; (7) Janet, married to Gordon of Abergeldy; (8) Elizabeth, married to Seton of Meldrum; (9) Margaret, married to Cheyne of Arnage." (page 66)

from The Irvines of Drum 1 2 3


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

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

3 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 9 Index (1914).

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