Alexander Burnett, 12th of Leys, Laird of Crathes Castle

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About Alexander Burnett, 12th of Leys, Laird of Crathes Castle

Wikipedia biographical summary

"Alexander Burnett of Leys (died 5 July 1619) was the Laird of Crathes Castle in the late 16th and early 17th century, being credited for the completion of Crathes in 1596 He acquired Muchalls Castle circa 1600 and commenced its early 17th century reconstruction. Having died in 1619, the completion of the Muchalls Castle work was carried out by Alexander Burnett's son, Sir Thomas Burnett, 1st Baronet. Alexander Burnett's daughter Helen was married to John, Laird of Allardice on 3 September 1617."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Alexander Burnett of Leys', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 8 July 2012, 17:02 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_Burnett_of_Leys&oldid=501266749> [accessed 17 November 2012]

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12th Laird 1578 - 1619.

Became the Laird of Crathes Castle which he completed in 1596 (minus a few finishing touches which took a few more years).

Member of Parliament for Kincardine.

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Alexander Burnett, 12th of Leys, Laird of Crathes Castle's Timeline

1560
1560
Leys, Kincardineshire, Scotland
1578
1578
Age 18
Essie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1578
Age 18
Essie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1584
1584
Age 24
Leys, Kincardine, Scotland
1588
1588
Age 28
Braintree,,Essex, England
1592
1592
Age 32
Leys, Kincaid, Scotland
1619
July 5, 1619
Age 59
Leys, Kincardineshire, Scotland
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