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MORTIMER, William of Inverbervie
(About 1338-After 1360)
MORTIMER, Bernard of Craigievar
(About 1363-)
(About 1386-)


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1. LESLIE, Andrew 3rd of Balquhain, Sir


  • Born: About 1386
  • Marriage (1): LESLIE, Andrew 3rd of Balquhain, Sir 1

   Other names for Isabel were MORTIMER, Helen 2 and MORTIMER, Isobell.2

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Isabel married Sir Andrew LESLIE 3rd of Balquhain, son of Sir Hamelin LESLIE 2nd of Balquhain and Ann MAXWELL of Caerlaverock.1 (Sir Andrew LESLIE 3rd of Balquhain was born about 1373 and died on 22 January 1420 in Braco, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Sir Andrew Leslie, having assembled his friends and vassals, came down from his stronghold, and gave battle to his opponents at Braco, about two miles from Bennachie, 22d January 1420. In the heat of the action, his wife, Isabel Mortimer, came and threw herself between the combatants, entreating them to stop the carnage. But her efforts were vain. Sir Andrew Leslie was slain, and many of tiis vassals fell with him. His widow erected a haplainry near the spot where he was buried, and appointed a chaplain, and bequeathed an annual rent for the priest in all time coming, to pray for his soul." (pages 6 and 7)

"Sir Andrew Leslie married Isabel Mortimer, daughter of Bernard Mortimer of Craigievar, and by her had

I. William, his successor.

II. Alexander, married to Margaret Leslie, daughter of David de Leslie, IX. Dominus Ejusdem, from whom she received the barony of Leslie in the Garioch, from which her husband derived the style and title of Leslie of Leslie, or of that Ilk.

III. A Daughter, married to Glaster of Glack.

IV. A Daughter, married to Munroe of Foulis.

V. A Daughter, married to Raynold Cheyne of Straloch." (page 7)

from Family of Leslie 1


1 e-books, Historical Records of the Family of Leslie from 1067 to 1869 vol. 3 by Col. Leslie (1869).

2 e-books, MacFarlane’s Genealogical Collections vol. 2 (Pub. of SHS vol.34 1900).

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