Alexander Lindsay (b. - 1489) MP

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Birthplace: Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Inverness, Invernessshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Cause of death: "Smothered in his bed... not without knowledge of his wife."
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About Alexander Lindsay

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Alexander Lindsay, Master of Crawford:

Alexander Lindsay, Master of Crawford [1]

  • M, #20410,
  • d. 16 September 1489
  • Last Edited=19 Feb 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.46%

Alexander Lindsay, Master of Crawford married Lady Janet Gordon, daughter of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly and Annabella Stewart, before 12 June 1480.[1],[2]

He died on 16 September 1489 at Inverness, Inverness-shire, Scotland, 'smothered in his bed ... not without knowledge of his wife', without issue.[1]

He was the son of David Lindsay, 1st Duke of Montrose and Elizabeth Hamilton.[1]

He was styled as Lord Lindsay.[1] He was styled as Master of Crawford.[1]

He led "a wild and ungovernable life."[1]


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 513. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 218. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
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September 16, 1489
Inverness, Invernessshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Scotland, (Present UK)