David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan

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David Steuart Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan

Birthplace: Amondell, Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Dryburgh Abbey, Berwickshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Dryburgh Abbey, Berwickshire, Scotland
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Son of Henry Erskine, 10th Earl of Buchan and Agnes Erskine, Countess of Buchan
Husband of Margaret Erskine, Countess of Buchan
Father of Capt. Sir David Erskine
Brother of Hon. Henry Erskine; Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine KT PC KC; Lady Isabella Erskine; David Erskine, Lord Cardross and Hon. Esmé Steuart Erskine

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About David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan

BUCHAN, DAVID STEUART, EARL OF, sixth of the house of Erskine, but the eleventh from the period when the earldom was conferred upon James Steuart, son of Sir James Steuart, the Black Knight of Lorn, by his wife Jane, Queen of Scotland, widow of James I. and mother of James II. ; born 1742 ; married, 1771, Margaret, eldest daughter of William Fraser, of Fraserfield, Aberdeen shire, but by her (who died 1819; had no issue. The Earl was a friend of Burns ; he died 1829, and was succeeded by his nephew, Henry David Erskine.

SOURCE: Andrew, William Raeburn. Life of Sir Henry Raeburn, R.A. With portraits and appendix. Published by London : W.H. Allen & co. in 1886. page 106.

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David Erskine, 11th Earl of Buchan's Timeline

June 12, 1742
Amondell, Uphall, West Lothian, Scotland
October 15, 1771
Age 29
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
April 19, 1829
Age 86
Dryburgh Abbey, Berwickshire, Scotland
Dryburgh Abbey, Berwickshire, Scotland