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IRVINE, Alexander 7th of Drum
(About 1476-1554)
ALLARDICE, Janet
(About 1470-After 1536)
OGILVY, James
(About 1456-1505)
GORDON, Agnes (2)
(About 1473-)
IRVINE, Alexander younger, of Lonmay
(About 1500-1547)
OGILVY, Elizabeth
(About 1497-)
IRVINE, Alexander 8th of Drum, Sir
(About 1527-1603)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. KEITH, Elizabeth

IRVINE, Alexander 8th of Drum, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1527
  • Marriage (1): KEITH, Elizabeth on 10 April 1552 1
  • Died: 1603 2

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  General Notes:

"In 1553 Alexander Irvine of Drum succeeded his grandfather, who, as already mentioned, had resigned the lands to him in the preceding year, about the time of his marriage with Lady Elizabeth Keith, daughter of the Earl Marischal."

from The Irvines of Drum

"This Alexander Irvine of Drum died in 1603, in which year his will is dated. The will of his wife, Lady Elizabeth Keith, is dated in 1585.Their family consisted of five sons and four daughters, viz. :\emdash (1) Alexander, who succeeded his father; (2) Robert of Fomet and Moncoffer; (3) James of Brucklaw, predecessor of the Irvines of Saphock; (4) William of Beltie;6' (5) John of Artamford; and (1) , married to Hay of Ury; (2) , married to Keith of Craig, Inverugie; (3) Elizabeth, married to James Ogilvie of Boyne;10 (4) Margaret, married to Gilbert Menzies of Pitfoddels."

from The Irvines of Drum

Note: This author notes two different daughters named Margaret who married
'Gilbert Menzies of Pitfoddels', one daughter of the 8th Laird, and one of the 11th Laird. Only this one seems to fit the dates. 1

  Noted events in his life were:

Laird, 1553-1603, of Drum. 1


Alexander married Elizabeth KEITH, daughter of William KEITH 3rd Earl Marischal and Margaret KEITH co-heiress of Inverugie, on 10 April 1552.1 (Elizabeth KEITH was born about 1544 and died by 1585 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"In 1553 Alexander Irvine of Drum succeeded his grandfather, who, as already
mentioned, had resigned the lands to him in the preceding year, about the time of his marriage with Lady Elizabeth Keith, daughter of the Earl Marischal."

from Irvines of Drum 1

Sources


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

2 Internet Site, http://www.clanirwin-dna.org/genealogical-background Clan Irwin Surname DNA Study The Barons of Drum.


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