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SETON, Alexander of Touch, Sir
(About 1430-)
ERSKINE, Elizabeth
(About 1443-)
HOME, Alexander Lord Home, Sir
(About 1408-1492)
(About 1438-)
SETON, Alexander 2nd of Touch, Sir
(About 1460-1513)
HOME, Elizabeth
(About 1468-)
SETON, Ninian 3rd of Touch, Sir
(About 1485-1546)


Family Links

1. GRAHAME, Matilda
2. CHISHOLM, Janet

SETON, Ninian 3rd of Touch, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1485
  • Marriage (1): GRAHAME, Matilda 1
  • Marriage (2): CHISHOLM, Janet by 1519 1 2
  • Died: May 1546 1

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Ninian married Matilda GRAHAME.1 The marriage ended in annulled 26 august 1516. (Matilda GRAHAME was born about 1495.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Sir Ninian Seton, Kt, 3rd of Touch .... first married one Matilda Grahame, but on 26th Aug. 1516 the Consistorial Court of St. Andrews granted him a release on the ground that, before marrying Ninian she had had relations with William, Earl of Montrose who was related to Ninian within the fourth degree of con- sanguinity. By this marriage there was no issue."

from website

Ninian next married Janet CHISHOLM by 1519.1 2 (Janet CHISHOLM was born about 1490.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Sir Alexander (Napier) .... married Janet, daughter of Edmund Chisholm of Cromlix, who married, secondly, Sir Ninian Seton of Tullibody and Touch, charter 14 January 1534-35 (see quotation below)" (page 412)

from Scots Peerage (vol 6)

"He (Ninian Seton) married, secondly, Janet, daughter of Sir Edward Chisholm of Cromlix, and widow of Sir Alexander Napier of Merchiston, and by her had five children. But again he appealed to St. Andrews, and, on 13th May 1535 the marriage was annulled on precisely the same grounds as the first one, owing to her having had relations, before her marriage, with one John Buchanan, who was related to Ninian within the prohibited degrees ....

Sir Walter Seton, Kt, 4th of Touch, Sheriff of Stirling (b.1519, d.10.1568). His father Sir Ninian, on the 14th January 1534/35 had handed over to him the lands and baronies of Touch and of Tullibody."

from website 1 2


1 Internet Site, The Setons of Touch Descent.

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 6 (1909).

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