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DE KEITH, John Great Marischal of Scotland, Sir
(About 1212-Before 1270)
COMYN, Margaret
(About 1216-)
DE SETON, Adam Chaplain, Master
(About 1230-)
DE KEITH, William Great Marischal of Scotland, Sir
(About 1246-Before 1293)
DE SETON, Barbara
(About 1250-)
DE KEITH, Edward of Sinton, Marischal of Scotland, Sir
(About 1280-1351)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. SINTON, Isabella heiress of Sinton

2. MENTEITH, Christian heiress of the Earldom of Mar

DE KEITH, Edward of Sinton, Marischal of Scotland, Sir 1 3

  • Born: About 1280
  • Marriage (1): SINTON, Isabella heiress of Sinton before July 1305 1 2
  • Marriage (2): MENTEITH, Christian heiress of the Earldom of Mar by 1343 1 3
  • Died: Before or about 1351 3

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  General Notes:

"SIR EDWARD DE KEITH succeeded his brother Sir Robert upon the latter's death at the battle of Durham in October 1346. In the year 1328 he held the office of Sheriff of Selkirk. In an inquisition, held at Aberdeen, dated 1341, before Robert de Keth, Great Marischal of Scotland, his name appears as one of the jurors. He died before 1351."

from Scots Peerage 2


Edward married Isabella SINTON heiress of Sinton before July 1305.1 2 (Isabella SINTON heiress of Sinton was born about 1292.)


  Marriage Notes:

"He married, first, before July 1305, Isabella Sinton, heiress of Sinton, with whom he acquired the lands of Sinton, and secondly, Christian, eldest daughter of Sir John Menteith, Lord of Arran, and Ellen of Mar."

from Scots Peerage 2

Edward next married Christian MENTEITH heiress of the Earldom of Mar, daughter of Sir John MENTEITH Lord of Arran, Skipnish, Knapdale, and Strathgartney and Elyne or Ellen of Mar, by 1343.1 3 (Christian MENTEITH heiress of the Earldom of Mar was born about 1324 and died about 1387 4.)


  Marriage Notes:

"She (Ellen of Mar) also had a daughter Christian, married, first, to Sir Edward Keith of Synton, and secondly, some time after his death in 1350, to Sir Robert Erskine of that Ilk, with issue." (vol 5)

"He (Edward Keith) married, first, before July 1305, Isabella Sinton, heiress of Sinton, with whom he acquired the lands of Sinton, and secondly, Christian, eldest daughter of Sir John Menteith, Lord of Arran, and Ellen of Mar." (vol 6)

from Scots Peerage



" ... there seems to be plenty of evidence to show that Ludquharn (and Percock) came into the possession of the Keiths through Sir Edward de Keith's1.1 marriage to Christian de Menteith, possibly via the Erskines."

from Keiths of Inverugie 1 2 4

Sources


1 e-books, The Keiths of Inverugie by Mike Wade (2021 https://www.patrickspeople.scot/).

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

3 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.

4 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 5 (1908).

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