Elizabeth Dunbar, Countess of Moray (1425 - 1486) MP

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Birthplace: Moray, Inverness-Shire, Scotland
Death: Died in Luss, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Occupation: AFN: 9FBW-XR
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About Elizabeth Dunbar, Countess of Moray

Lady Elizabeth Dunbar was the daughter of James Dunbar, 4th Earl of Moray and Janet Seton.1,2 She died before 17 February 1485/86.2

married

  1. Archibald Douglas, Earl of Moray, son of James Douglas, 7th Earl of Douglas, from August 1434 to 26 April 1442.2 She was widowed when Archibald Dunbar Earl of Moray was killed (1 May 1455).
  2. A contract for the marriage of Lady Elizabeth Dunbar and George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly was signed on 20 May 1445.1 She and George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly were divorced from 1446 to 10 March 1459/60.1 Comment: "This couple were married for only a short time. Elizabeth was contracted to marry George, Lord Gordon , but was divorced on the plea of consanguinity before 1459 in order that George could marry Annabella of Scotland, daughter of James I of Scotland." 2
  3. Sir John Colquhoun of Luss, son of Malcolm Colquhoun, circa 1462.3

Sources

  1. AFN: 9FBW-XR

Citations

  1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2011. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1207.
  3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 860.

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Elizabeth Dunbar, Countess of Moray's Timeline

1425
1425
Moray, Inverness-Shire, Scotland
1442
April 26, 1442
Age 17
1455
July 20, 1455
Age 30
1462
1462
Age 37
Dumbarton, Scotland
1486
February 17, 1486
Age 61
Luss, Dumbartonshire, Scotland