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FLEMING, Robert of Biggar and Cumbernauld, 1st Lord Fleming
(About 1417-1491)
(About 1431-)
LIVINGSTON, James of Callendar, Lord Livingston, Great Chamberlain of Scotland
(About 1405-1467)
(About 1412-1478)
FLEMING, Malcolm
(About 1446-About 1477)
(About 1448-)
FLEMING, John 2nd Lord Fleming, Chamberlain of Scotland
(About 1470-1524)


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1. DRUMMOND, Euphame of Stobshall

2. STEWART, Margaret

FLEMING, John 2nd Lord Fleming, Chamberlain of Scotland 1 2

  • Born: About 1470
  • Marriage (1): DRUMMOND, Euphame of Stobshall before 5 May 1496 1
  • Marriage (2): STEWART, Margaret before 13 February 1508 (1509) 1
  • Marriage (3): SOMERVILLE, Agnes 1
  • Died: 1 November 1524 1

   Cause of his death was assassination by John Tweedie of Drumelzier while hawking.1

   Another name for John was John 2nd Lord Flemming.3

   User ID: Z761.

John married Euphame DRUMMOND of Stobshall, daughter of John DRUMMOND Lord Drummond and Elizabeth LINDSAY, before 5 May 1496.1 (Euphame DRUMMOND of Stobshall was born about 1475 and died after April 1502 1.). The cause of her death was poisoning.1

  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Fleming) married, first, before 5 May 1496, Euphame, fifth daughter of David, Lord Drummond. She was poisoned with her two sisters after April 1502."

from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1

John next married Margaret STEWART, daughter of Matthew STEWART 2nd Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth HAMILTON, before 13 February 1508 (1509).1 The marriage ended in annulled by 25 october 1515. (Margaret STEWART was born about 1491.)

  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Fleming) married, secondly, before 13 February 1508-9 Margaret Stewart, eldest daughter of Matthew, second Earl of Lennox ; a charter under the Great Seal being granted on that date to her and the heirs to be procreated betwixt her and John, Lord Fleming, of the lands of Biggar and Thankertoun. In 1508-9 John
Fleming, son to Boghall, was denounced for rape on her. She was thereafter divorced from her husband by the Archbishop of Glasgow, and a papal dispensation for their re-marriage granted on 17 December 1509, they being in the fourth degree of consanguinity and of affinity. They were again divorced before 25 October 1515, on the ground that one James Lindsay, cousin-german to Lord Fleming, had known her before marriage."

from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1

John next married Agnes SOMERVILLE, daughter of Sir John SOMERVILLE of Quothquan, Baron of Cambusnethan and Elizabeth CARMICHAEL.1 (Agnes SOMERVILLE was born about 1598 and died about 1541 3.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Lord Fleming married, thirdly, Agnes, daughter of Sir John Somerville of Cambusnethan, who, as his relict, had a charter under the Great Seal on 18 December 1526. She married, secondly, before 29 January 1529-30, George, fourth Earl of Rothes."

from Scots Peerage (vol 8) 1


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 8 (1911).

2 Internet Site, John Muirhead of Lauchope and Bullis.

3 e-books, Historical Records of the Family of Leslie 1067-1869 vol. 2 by Col. Leslie of Balquhain (1869).

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