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DE LINDSAY, David of Crawford
(About 1297-Before 1357)
ABERNETHY, Mary co-heiress
(About 1297-Before 1355)
STIRLING, John of Carse and Alva, Sir
(About 1305-)
LINDSAY, Alexander of Glenesk, Sir
(About 1326-1381)
STIRLING, Catherine
(About 1330-)
LINDSAY, David of Glenesk, Earl of Crawford
(About 1360-1406)


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1. STEWART, Elizabeth

LINDSAY, David of Glenesk, Earl of Crawford 2 3

  • Born: About 1360
  • Marriage (1): STEWART, Elizabeth 1375(papal dispensation) 1 2 3
  • Died: February 1406(1407), Finhaven, Angus, Scotland 2
  • Buried: 1406(1407), Greyfriars Church, Dundee, Scotland 2

   Another name for David was LINDSAY, David of Glen Esk.1

   User ID: M922.

David married Elizabeth STEWART, daughter of Robert II STEWART King of Scots and Euphemia ROSS Countess of Moray, then Queen of Scots, 1375(papal dispensation).1 2 3 (Elizabeth STEWART was born about 1361 and died after 1407.)

  Marriage Notes:

"A dispensation for Elizabeth's marriage to David Lindsay of Glen Esk was granted in 1375.."

from History Scotland article

"Jean (Katherine or Elizabeth), married about 1380 to Sir David Lindsay of Glenesk, first Earl of Crawford"

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)

"He (David Lindsay) married, about 1385, a lady variously named Jean, Kathrina and Elizabeth, daughter of King Robert II., and was styled 'filius' and 'frater regis'. Strathnairn Castle was probably the dowry of this marriage.....Of his wife, the King's daughter, there is little known."

from Scots Peerage (vol 3) 1 2 3


1 History Scotland, Vol.18 No.4 July/August 2018 Euphemia Ross: The Surprise Queen by Dr Amy Hayes.

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

3 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

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