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ERSKINE, Robert 4th Lord Erskine, 16th Earl of Mar
(About 1466-1513)
(About 1470-After 1519)
CAMPBELL, Archibald 2nd Earl of Argyll
(About 1462-1513)
STEWART, Elizabeth (1)
(About 1456-)
ERSKINE, John 5th Lord Erskine, 17th Earl of Mar, Sir
(About 1487-1555)
CAMPBELL, Margaret
(About 1489-)
ERSKINE, Catherine
(About 1510-)


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1. ELPHINSTONE, Alexander 2nd Lord Elphinstone

ERSKINE, Catherine 1 2

  • Born: About 1510
  • Marriage (1): ELPHINSTONE, Alexander 2nd Lord Elphinstone 25 November 1525 (contract) 1 2

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Catherine married Alexander ELPHINSTONE 2nd Lord Elphinstone, son of Alexander ELPHINSTONE 1st Lord Elphinstone and Elizabeth BARLOW, 25 November 1525 (contract).1 2 (Alexander ELPHINSTONE 2nd Lord Elphinstone was born about 1510 2 and died on 10 September 1547 in Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, near Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Lord Elphinstone was contracted in marriage on 20 November 1525, when little over fourteen years of age, 'without avise of his friends' to Catherine Erskine, daughter of John, fourth Lord Erskine, by Isabel, daughter of Sir George Campbell. The marriage was celebrated before 27 February 1525-26, as he and his wife then got a charter from the King of the lands of Pittendreich, on his own resignation. They had issue .... "

from Scots Peerage (vol 3)

"ELPHINSTONE (Volume 3) p. 532, 1. 26, for 'fourth' read 'fifth.'"

from Scots Peerage (vol 9 Addenda et Corrigenda)

"Catherine, contracted in marriage, on 25 June 1518, to John Murray of Touchadam, with 650merks of tocher. But this did not take effect, and she was married (contract dated 20 November 1525) to Alexander, second Lord Elphinstone, with 1300 merks of tocher."

from Scots Peerage (vol 5) 1 2 3


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 5 (1908).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

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

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