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SETON, Alexander of that Ilk, Lord Gordon, Sir
(About 1380-1440)
GORDON, Elizabeth heiress of Gordon
(About 1391-About 1439)
CUMING, Thomas of Altyr, Sir
(About 1380-)
GORDON, Margaret
(About 1397-)
GORDON, Alexander 1st Earl of Huntly
(Before 1410-1470)
CUMYN, Jean 'Fair Maid of Moray'
(About 1420-)
(About 1447-Before 1473)


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1. INNES, James 12th of that Ilk, Sir

GORDON, Janet 3 4

  • Born: About 1447
  • Marriage (1): INNES, James 12th of that Ilk, Sir 1 2 3
  • Died: Before 1473 3

   Another name for Janet was Janette of Gordon.5

   User ID: Z201.

Janet married Sir James INNES 12th of that Ilk, son of Sir Robert INNES 11th of that Ilk and Unknown.1 2 3 (Sir James INNES 12th of that Ilk was born about 1437 and died shortly after 1491 6.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Som through mistake have alleaged this Margaret Gordone (Janet's sister, who married Hugh Rose) to have been a naturall daughter of the familie of Huntlie; but George Marques of Huntly, (called with the lukkon hand) who certainly might best have known the truth of anie, told Mr. John Rose, father to the laird of Pettindreich, that he had her mothers contract of marriage in his charter kist. Her mother was Cuming, a daughter of the familie of Altyre, called, for her singular beauty, the Fair Maiden of Murray; and it was nothing strange that ane aged nobleman should marie such a gentlewoman for his fancie.
There was another of her daughters maried in the familie of Innes."

from Family of Rose of Kilravok

"This James Laird of Innes, had six sons and two daughters, that is to say, he had Alexander his eldest son, who succeeded him, Robert, who was first of Cromy and then of Rathmakenye, his second son, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Jannet, by the Earle of Huntlys daughter, and four sons more, viz. William, George, James and Thomas, by a second wyffe."

from Familie of Innes

The Earl (Alexander 1st Earl of Huntly) had also two daughters, whose mother is said to have been a Cumming of Altyre, known as the 'Fair Maid of Moray,' and described as his fourth [third] wife, but his second wife survived him.
1. Janet, married to James Innes of that Ilk. She died about 1470 or before 1473.
2. Margaret, married, 26 June 1484, to Hew Rose, sixth Laird of Kilravock, and died about 1506."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 1 2 3


1 e-books, A Genealogical Deduction of the Family of Rose of Kilravock by Hew Rose and Lachlan Shaw (1848).

2 e-books, Ane Account of the Familie of Innes compiled by Duncan Forbes of Culloden.

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

4 e-books, Family Records of the Bruces and the Cumyns by M. E. Cumming Bruce (1870).

5 e-books, Ane Account of the Familie of Innes compiled by Duncan Forbes of Culloden 1698 (Spalding Club 1864).

6 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 7 (1910).

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