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FORRESTER, Adam of Corstorphine, Keeper of the Great Seal, Sir
(About 1335-1405)
Margaret
(About 1355-After 1429)
FORRESTER, John of Corstorphine, Sir
(About 1375-About 1448)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Margaret
2. SINCLAIR, Jean

3. STEWART, Marion

FORRESTER, John of Corstorphine, Sir 1 2

  • Born: About 1375
  • Marriage (1): Margaret 1
  • Marriage (2): SINCLAIR, Jean 1 2
  • Marriage (3): STEWART, Marion by 1422 1
  • Died: About 1448 1
  • Buried: Corstorphine Kirk, Midlothian, Scotland 1

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John married Margaret.1 (Margaret was born about 1385.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Forrester) married, first, a lady whose Christian name was Margaret, but nothing more is known of her ...."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4) 1

John next married Jean SINCLAIR, daughter of Henry SINCLAIR Earl of Orkney and Jean HALIBURTON.1 2 (Jean SINCLAIR was born about 1385.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Forrester) married, first, a lady whose Christian name was Margaret, but nothing more is known of her ; secondly, Jean, daughter of Henry St. Clair, Earl of Orkney ...."

from Scots Peerage (vol 4)



"Jean, married to Sir John Forrester of Corstorphine."

from Scots Peerage (vol 6) 1 2

John next married Marion STEWART, daughter of Sir Walter STEWART of Dalswinton and Unknown, by 1422.1 (Marion STEWART was born about 1390 and was buried in Corstorphine Kirk, Midlothian, Scotland 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He (John Forrester) married .... thirdly, in or previous to 1422, Marion, only daughter and heir of Sir Walter Stewart of Dalswinton ; she was the widow of Sir John Stewart of Jedworth, who had died ante 23 October 1420, when his relict resigned the lands of Carnsalloch in favour of Sir Herbert Maxwell. In 1422 Sir John received in her right her terce, payable from the customs of Linlithgow." <(page 84)

"She (Marion Stewart) was subsequently married, about 1422, to Sir John Forrester of Corstorphine." (page 150)

from Scots Peerage (vol 4)

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Sources


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

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

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