George Henderson (1496 - 1547) MP

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Birthplace: Fordell Castle, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Occupation: Provost of Edinburgh
Managed by: Myrna Huthmacher, (C)
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About George Henderson

Pinkie Cleugh was the last engagement between English and Scottish national armies. The English were commanded by Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, and the Scots by James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Arran. It was an English victory.

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on George Henderson:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p43742.htm#i437418

George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell [1]

  • M, #437418,
  • d. 10 September 1547
  • Last Edited=2 Mar 2012

George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell was the son of James Henderson, 1st of Fordell and Helen Baty.[2]

He married, firstly, Katherine Adamson in 1517.[1]

He married, secondly, Marion Scott of Balwearie in 1539.[1]

He died on 10 September 1547.[1]

Career:

  • He possessed the estate of Straiton and Brownhill.[1]
  • He held the office of Burgess and Guild Brother of Edinburgh in September 1520.[1]
  • He held the office of Provost of Edinburgh.[1]

Children of George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell and Katherine Adamson

  • 1. William Henderson+[2] d. 10 Sep 1547
  • 2. John Henderson [2]
  • 3. James Henderson [2]
  • 4. Janet Henderson [2]
  • 5. Marion Henderson [2]

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 1864. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
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George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell's Timeline

1496
1496
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1515
1515
Age 19
1517
1517
Age 21
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1518
1518
Age 22
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1526
1526
Age 30
1528
1528
Age 32
1539
1539
Age 43
1541
1541
Age 45
1541
Age 45
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1541
Age 45
Aberdeenshire, Scotland, U.K.