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From thePeerage.com:

Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair was the son of William Sinclair, 2nd Lord Sinclair and Christina Leslie. He married Margaret Hepburn, daughter of Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes and Helen Home, before 4 December 1488. He died on 9 September 1513, killed in action.

Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] in 1487. In 1489 granted by charter a 13 year lease (renewed for 19 years in 1501) of Orkney and Shetland, the Justiciarship thereof and Kirkwall Castle. On 26 January 1488/89 he was decreed by Scots Parliament to be the heir of his father and grandfather and ‘Cheiff of that blude’. He held the office of Master of Artillery in March 1510/11.5 He gained the rank of Captain in 1512 in the service of the ship Great Michael. He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513.

Children of Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair and Margaret Hepburn

  • Agnes Sinclair+ d. bt 21 Mar 1572 - 22 Feb 1575
  • Katherine Sinclair+
  • Jean Sinclair+ d. bt 1546 - 1562
  • Helen Sinclair+ d. bt 1552 - 1562
  • William Sinclair, 4th Lord Sinclair+ d. a 17 Jul 1570

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Henry Sinclair:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10929.htm#i109283

Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair [1]

  • M, #109283,
  • d. 9 September 1513
  • Last Edited=9 Feb 2011
  • Consanguinity Index=0.96%

Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair was the son of William Sinclair, 2nd Lord Sinclair and Christina Leslie.[2]

He married Margaret Hepburn, daughter of Adam Hepburn, Master of Hailes and Helen Home, before 4 December 1488.[3]

He died on 9 September 1513, killed in action.[4]

He succeeded to the title of 3rd Lord Sinclair [S., 1449] in 1487.[1]

In 1489 granted by charter a 13 year lease (renewed for 19 years in 1501) of Orkney and Shetland, the Justiciarship thereof and Kirkwall Castle.[5]

On 26 January 1488/89 he was decreed by Scots Parliament to be the heir of his father and grandfather and ‘Cheiff of that blude’.[5]

He held the office of Master of Artillery in March 1510/11.[5] He gained the rank of Captain in 1512 in the service of the ship Great Michael.[5] He fought in the Battle of Flodden on 9 September 1513.[5]

Children of Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair and Margaret Hepburn

  • 1. Agnes Sinclair+[6] d. bt 21 Mar 1572 - 22 Feb 1575
  • 2. Katherine Sinclair+
  • 3. Jean Sinclair+[7] d. bt 1546 - 1562
  • 4. Helen Sinclair+[1] d. bt 1552 - 1562
  • 5. William Sinclair, 4th Lord Sinclair+[3] d. a 17 Jul 1570

Citations

  • 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 VIII, page 140. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [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). Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 738.
  • 4. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 644.
  • 5. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 642.
  • 6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 239.
  • 7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 514.

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Henry Sinclair, 3rd Lord Sinclair's Timeline

1465
1465
Caithnessshire, Scotland
1488
December 4, 1488
Age 23
1489
1489
Age 24
Caithnesshire Scottland
1490
1490
Age 25
1491
1491
Age 26
Benbougle, Scotland, UK
1494
1494
Age 29
1495
April 1495
Age 30
Probably Angus, Scotland
1498
1498
Age 33
Giffordsgate, Haddington, Edinburghshire, Scotland
1513
September 9, 1513
Age 48
Branxton, Northumberland, England
1516
1516
Age 48
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland