Alexander Elphinstone, 1st Lord Elphinstone

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Alexander Elphinstone

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Birthplace: Elphinstone Tower, Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Branxton, Northumberland, England
Cause of death: Killed in the Battle of Flodden.
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Son of Sir John Elphinstone and Euphemia Elphinstone
Husband of Elizabeth Barlow
Father of Elizabeth Elphinstone; Isobel Elphinstone; Euphemia Elphinstone; Alexander Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Elphinstone; Mary Elphinstone and 1 other

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About Alexander Elphinstone, 1st Lord Elphinstone

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Elphinstone,_1st_Lord_Elphinstone

Alexander Elphinstone, 1st Lord Elphinstone (died 9 September 1513) was a Scottish peer.

Alexander Elphinstone, 1st Lord Elphinstone, was the son of Sir John Elphinstone of that ilk and of Pittendreich. He was raised to the Peerage of Scotland as Lord Elphinstone, of Elphinstone in the County of Stirling, in 1510. He married Elizabeth Barlow.

Alexander, Lord Elphinstone was killed at the Battle of Flodden in September 1513, along with many other Scottish noblemen, and was succeeded in the lordship by his son Alexander. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Flodden

Elizabeth, Lady Elphinstone, later married John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes.

Their daughter Euphemia Elphinstone was a mistress of James V and the mother of the royal bastard Robert Stewart, 1st Earl of Orkney.

References

  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
  • www.thepeerage.com
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Alexander Elphinstone, 1st Lord Elphinstone's Timeline

1480
1480
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1508
April 25, 1508
Age 28
1508
Age 28
South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
1509
May 11, 1509
Age 29
Elphinstone, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1510
April 28, 1510
Age 30
May 22, 1510
Age 30
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1513
August 22, 1513
Age 33
September 9, 1513
Age 33
Branxton, Northumberland, England
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Scotland