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SKENE, James 6th of that Ilk
(About 1390-About 1461)


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1. FRASER, , Widow

SKENE, James 6th of that Ilk 1

  • Born: About 1390
  • Marriage (1): FRASER, , Widow by 1428 1 2
  • Died: About 1461 1

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James married Widow FRASER by 1428.1 2 (Widow FRASER was born about 1395 and died by 1458 2.)

  Marriage Notes:

"The widow of a Fraser of Cornton, who died before Whitsunday 1427, married James Skene of that Ilk before 1428. She was dead in 1458. From 1428 to 1435 the lands of Cornton were in the occupation of King James I., who, during that period, paid annually 6, 13s. 4d. to Skene for the terce lands belonging to his wife."

from Scot Peerage (vol 4)

"James Skene of Skene was thus married to the widow of Fraser of Corntoun as early at least as the year 1428, and had, by his wife, a son, Alexander, who succeeded him, and who was marriageable in 1438, as on the 12th of May in that year, Egidia de Moravia, domina de Culbin, in her widowhood, with consent of Alan of Kynnarde, her son and heir, grants to Alexander Skene, son and heir of James Skene of that ilk, on account of the marriage to be contracted between him and Mariot of Kinarde her daughter, the lands of Dulpoty, Estertown, and Mill of Dulpoty, in the Barony of Culbin, and Sheriffdom of Forres, in security of the sum of 100 Scots,"

from Skene of Skene 1 2


1 e-books, Memorials of the Family of Skene of Skene ed. William Forbes Skene (1887).

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

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