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, Malise (V) 8th Earl of Strathearn, 19th Earl of Orkney and Caithness
(About 1305-Before 1357)
Marjorie of Ross
(About 1310-)
DE ARD, Wayland
(About 1315-After 1369)
Matilda of Strathearn
(About 1326-)
DE ARD, Margaret
(About 1350-)


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1. DE CHISHOLME, Alexander

DE ARD, Margaret 1

  • Born: About 1350
  • Marriage (1): DE CHISHOLME, Alexander 1

   Other names for Margaret were Margaret of the Aird 1 and Margaret de la Ard and Lady of Erchless.1

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Margaret married Alexander DE CHISHOLME, son of Sir Robert DE CHISHOLME and Margaret HALIBURTON.1 (Alexander DE CHISHOLME was born about 1348.)

  Marriage Notes:

"This Alexander appears to have been Sir Robert's second son who afterwards succeeded to the Chiefship and estates on the death of his elder brother John without male issue, and who by his marriage with Margaret de la Ard acquired the Erchless portion of the Bisset property and other extensive estates in the North." (page 19)

Who married Margaret, described as 'Margaret de la Ard and Lady of Erchless,' daughter and heiress of Weyland of the Aird, by his wife, Matilda, eldest daughter
and co-heiress of Malise Dei indulgentia Earl of Stratherne and jure usoris Earl of Orkney and Caithness ..... Margaret of the Aird is mentioned in an indenture dated at Kinrossy, in the Barony of Cullace, Perthshire, in 1403, and in the same document her son, Thomas of Chisholme, is also named." (page 27)

from History of the Chisholms 1


1 e-books, History of the Chisholms by Alexander MacKenzie (1891).

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