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BURNETT, Alexander 9th of Leys
(About 1500-1574)
(About 1506-Between 1557/1567)
LUMSDEN, John 4th of Cushnie
(About 1513-1588)
(About 1522-)
BURNET, John 10th of Leys
(About 1528-1575)
LUMSDEN, Elizabeth
(About 1539-)
BURNET, Margaret
(About 1560-)


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1. FORBES, Arthur 8th of Echt

BURNET, Margaret 1 2

  • Born: About 1560
  • Marriage (1): FORBES, Arthur 8th of Echt 24 September 1569(contract) 1

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Margaret married Arthur FORBES 8th of Echt, son of Robert FORBES 5th of Echt and Bessie FORBES 'Lady of Echt', 24 September 1569(contract).1 (Arthur FORBES 8th of Echt was born about 1530.)

  Marriage Notes:

"By his wife Elizabeth, daughter of John Lumsden of Cushnie, he (John Burnet, 10th of Leys) had a son Alexander, who succeeded him, and a daughter Margaret, who married (by contract dated 24th September, 1509) Alexander Forbes, son of the laird of Echt (who had formerly been married s.p. to Elizabeth Lyon, daughter of the laird of Glammis, and widow of John, Master of Forbes). George Forbes is mentioned in a contract of date 16th Nov., 1580, in the Leys charter room. Her son by her first husband was Robert Forbes of Echt."

from Family of Burnett of Leys

Note The year of the marriage contract - 1509 - is a typographical error, probably for 1569.


1 e-books, The Family of Burnett of Leys by George Burnett, ed. James Allardyce (1901).

2 James Allardyce, The Strachans of Glenkindie 1357-1726 (1899).

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