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GRANT, John 5th of Freuchie
(About 1565-1622)
MURRAY, Lilias
(About 1579-About 1643)
OGILVY, Walter Lord Ogilvy of Deskford, Sir
(About 1557-1624)
DOUGLAS, Mary
(About 1570-After 1624)
GRANT, John 6th of Freuchie, Sir
(1596-1637)
OGILVY, Mary
(About 1595-1647)
GRANT, Mary
(About 1629-After 1707)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. GORDON, Lewis 3rd Marquess of Huntly

2. OGILVY, James 2nd Earl of Airlie

GRANT, Mary 1 2

  • Born: About 1629
  • Marriage (1): GORDON, Lewis 3rd Marquess of Huntly in October 1644 1 2
  • Marriage (2): OGILVY, James 2nd Earl of Airlie 31 October 1668(contract) 3 4
  • Died: After 1707

   Another name for Mary was Marie Marchioness-dowager of Huntly,.4

   User ID: F505.


Mary married Lewis GORDON 3rd Marquess of Huntly, son of George GORDON 2nd Marquess of Huntly and Earl of Enzie and Anne CAMPBELL, in October 1644.1 2 (Lewis GORDON 3rd Marquess of Huntly was born about 1624 and died in December 1653.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (Lewis Gordon) married, in October 1644, Mary, daughter of Sir John Grant of Freuchie, with whom he had a tocher of 20,000 merks. She was married, secondly (contract 31 October 1668), to James, second Earl of Airlie.By her the Marquess had issue"

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 1

Mary next married James OGILVY 2nd Earl of Airlie, son of James OGILVY 7th Lord Ogilvy of Airlie, Earl of Airlie and Isobel HAMILTON, 31 October 1668(contract).3 4 (James OGILVY 2nd Earl of Airlie was born about 1611 4 and died by 1704 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Mary, who married, first, Lord Lewis Gordon, third son of the Marquis of Huntly, who afterwards succeeded as third Marquis of Huntly. According to tradition. Lord Lewis Gordon was concealed for some time in a cave in a rocky glen about two miles from Castle Grant. To that hiding-place the Laird of Grant's sister Mary carried supplies to the fugitive, and her attentions led to their marriage. The cave is still called 'Huntly's cave.' The marriage took place about October or the beginning of November, 1644. He had with her a tocher of 20,000 merks. He died in December, 1653. There was issue of this marriage, George, created first Duke of Gordon, and several daughters. She married, secondly, James Ogilvie, second Earl of Airlie, as his second wife (Contract dated 31st October, 1668), without issue. As she had been excommunicated, her marriage was arranged with great difficulty."

from Rulers of Strathspey




"He (James Ogilvy) married, secondly (contract dated 31 October 1668), Marie, Marchioness-dowager of Huntly, daughter of Sir John Grant of Freuchie and widow of Lewis, third Marquess of Huntly. As a Catholic she was excommunicated, and her marriage was arranged with great difficulty. She survived her husband."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1) 3

Sources


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

2 e-books, The Rulers of Strathspey by the Earl of Cassillis (1911).

3 e-books, The Rulers of Strathspey: A History of the Lairds of Grant and Earls of Seafield by the Earl of Cassillis (1911).

4 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).


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