Alexander Irvine, IX (c.1563 - 1629)

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Birthplace: Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Occupation: 9th Earl of Drum, 9th Laird of Drum
Managed by: Linda Louise Ford
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About Alexander Irvine, IX

Extract from "Short account of the family of Irvine of Drum in the county of Aberdeen", 1893, Page 9-10 (http://archive.org/details/shortaccountoffa00wimb)

Alexander, 9th laird, son of the preceding, married Lady Marion Douglas, daughter of Robert, 4th Earl of Buchan, and had by her 2 sons and 5 daughters. 1. Alexander, younger of Drum. 2. Robert of Fedderate, now extinct ; he married Isobel, daughter of Sir Robert Campbell of Glenorchy, about 1640, and had 2 daughters.

Daughters— 1. Margaret, married to Sir Geo. Ogilvie of Dunlugas, afterwards created Lord Banff, or Lord Ogilvie of Banff, date of patent, 1642, their daughter Helen married 2nd Earl of Airlie. 2. Isabella, married to Urquhart of Leathers. 3. Janet, married to Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie. 4. Anne, married to Sir John Ogilvie of Inverquharity. 5. Mary, married to Sir Robert Grahame of Morphie, 1628.

This laird got from his father in 1583 a Charter in favour of himself and his heirs male, whom failing the nearest heirs male whatsoever of himself, bearing the arms and surname of Irvine, or his assignees, of the said lands and barony of Drum, the land of Whiteriggs, Lonmay, &c. This Charter" is dated at Aberdeen, 4th April, 1583. He also got a Charter of confirmation from King James VI. of the last named Charter, containing a new clause, of new uniting the said lands into a barony and free forestry, to be called in all time coming the barony of Drum, and a clause of de iicvo damns thereof in favour of the said Alexander Irvine, younger of Drum, and his heirs male and assignees aforesaid," dated at Holyrood House, 13th April, 1583.

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Alexander Irvine, 9th Laird of Drum's Timeline

1563
1563
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1582
1582
Age 19
Straloch,Kinmundy,Aberdeenshire,Scotland
1590
1590
Age 27
1591
1591
Age 28
Abt. 1591
1596
1596
Age 33
Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1598
1598
Age 35
Drumoak, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
1629
1629
Age 66
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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