Arthur Forbes of Putachie

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Arthur Forbes of Putachie

Also Known As: ""Black Arthur" Forbes"
Death: Died in Aberbeenshire, Scotland
Cause of death: ... "he stooped down to quench his thirst and one of the Gordons gave him his death blow through an open joint in his armour".
Immediate Family:

Son of John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes and Elizabeth Barlow
Husband of Elizabeth sinclair and Elizabeth Forbes
Father of Isobel Forbes; Helen McKay; Isabel Sinclair and William Sinclair
Brother of Janet "Jane" Forbes, Countess of Athlon
Half brother of Elizabeth Elphinstone; Isobel Elphinstone; Euphemia Elphinstone; Alexander Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Elphinstone; Mary Elphinstone and 9 others

Occupation: of Logie and Balfour
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About Arthur Forbes of Putachie

Arthur Forbes was the son of John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes and Elizabeth Barlow.

He married Elizabeth Innes, daughter of Alexander Innes, 13th of that Ilk.

He died in October 1571, killed in action.

He fought in the Battle of Tillieangus in October 1571