Alexander Alexander (c.1490 - 1563) MP

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Nicknames: "Alexander Alsynder de Menstrie", "5th Baron of Menstrie"
Birthplace: Menstrie, Parish of Logie, Clackmannanshire, Stirling, Scotland
Death: Died in Menstrie, Parish of Logie, Clackmannanshire Stirling, Scotland
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About Alexander Alexander

'Alexander Alysander de Menstrie. Surname becomes Alexander

By order of James V "honorabilis vir Alexander Alsynder de Menstrie" dated Stirling-20 April, 1530 see section 8 Memorials of the Earl of Stirling

[http://www.archive.org/stream/memorialsofearlo01rogeuoft/memorialsofearlo01rogeuoft_djvu.txt]

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  1. Memorials of the Earl of Sterling and of the house of Alexander. By the Rev. Charles Rogers, LL.D. Published 1877 by W. Paterson in Edinburgh. Page 8. "Alexander Alexander married Elizabeth ... Douglas, by whom he had two sons, Andrew and William, and two daughters, Marion and Isabel."
  2. A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire" by Sir Bernard Burke, published 1887. Page 3. "Alexander Alexander, of Menstrie, living 1529, m. Elizabeth Douglas, of Lockleven, and d. 1545. He was the great grandfather of Sir William Alexander, of Menstrie (son of Alexander Alexander of Menstrie, and grandson of Andrew Alexander, also of Menstrie), who was a celebrated poet ...."

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Alexander Alexander of Menstrie's Timeline

1490
1490
Menstrie, Parish of Logie, Clackmannanshire, Stirling, Scotland
1530
June, 1530
Age 40
Lochleven, Kinross, Scotland
1546
1546
Age 56
Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, UK
1546
Age 56
Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, UK
1563
February 14, 1563
Age 73
Menstrie, Parish of Logie, Clackmannanshire Stirling, Scotland
1574
1574
Age 73
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Menstrie, Stirling , Scotland, United Kingdom