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KEITH, Robert Master of Marischal
(About 1487-1514)
DOUGLAS, Elizabeth
(About 1491-)
KEITH, William younger, of Inverugie, Sir
(About 1479-Between 1518/1521)
GRAY, Janet
(About 1485-1539)
KEITH, William 3rd Earl Marischal
KEITH, Margaret co-heiress of Inverugie
(About 1517-)
KEITH, William Master of Marischal
(About 1538-1580)


Family Links

1. HAY, Elizabeth

2. Unknown

KEITH, William Master of Marischal 1 2

  • Born: About 1538
  • Marriage (1): HAY, Elizabeth 15 January 1543(1544)(contract) 7 January 1551(1552)(dispensation) 1
  • Marriage (2): Unknown
  • Died: 9 August 1580 2

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William married Elizabeth HAY, daughter of George HAY 7th Earl of Erroll and Margaret ROBERTSON, 15 January 1543(1544)(contract) 7 January 1551(1552)(dispensation).1 (Elizabeth HAY was born about 1537.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Elizabeth, married (contract dated 14 January 1543- 44, and dispensation 7 January 1551-52) to William, Lord Keith, son and apparent heir of William, Earl Marischal. They were in the third and fourth degrees of consanguinity, the common ancestor being evidently John, Earl of Atholl, from whom the bridegroom was fourth, and the bride third, in descent."

from Scots Peerage (vol 3) 1

William next married.


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

2 e-books, Politics and protestant Lordship in North East Scotland during the reign of James VI: The life of George Keith, fourth Earl Marischal, 1554-1623 by Miles Kerr-Peterson (2016) PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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