Isabel Ogilvy, of Linthrathen (1406 - 1484) MP

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Nicknames: "Isabel Lyon", "Lady Kennedy"
Birthplace: Auchterhouse, Forfarshire (Present Angus), Scotland
Death: Died
Managed by: Harold Buell, Jr.
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About Isabel Ogilvy, of Linthrathen

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Isabel Ogilvy:

Isabel Ogilvy[1]

  • F, #108229,
  • d. 1484
  • Last Edited=30 Apr 2008

Isabel Ogilvy married, firstly, Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis, son of Sir John Lyon of Glamis and Elizabeth Graham, before 1459.[1]

She married, secondly, Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy, son of Sir James Kennedy of Dunure, younger and Lady Mary Stewart, after 1460.[2]

She died in 1484.[2]

She was the daughter of Sir Walter Ogilvy of Lintrathen and Isabel Glen.[2],[1]

From before 1459, her married name became Lyon.[1]

As a result of her marriage, Isabel Ogilvy was styled as Lady Kennedy. From after 1460, her married name became Kennedy.[2]

Children of Isabel Ogilvy and Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis

  • 1. Elizabeth Lyon
  • 2. John Lyon, 3rd Lord Glamis+ d. 1 Apr 1497
  • 3. Alexander Lyon, 2nd Lord Glamis d. c 1486
  • 4. William Lyon+
  • 5. Patrick Lyon d. a 1481


Her mother is sometimes listed as Duward. However From Doug Hickling:

"You list the mother of Isabella (or Isabel) Ogilvy, who married Patrick (1st Baron Glamis) Lyon, as a Durward. The better evidence is that she was Isabel Glen, daughter of John (Sir) Glen of Inchmartin (sometimes shown as of Balmuto) and Margaret Erskine. Margaret Erskine was the daughter of Isabel Inchmartin and Allan (Sir) Erskine. Allan (Sir) was a younger son of William (Sir) Erskine (of Erskine). Isabel Inchmartin was the daughter of John (Sir) Inchmartin and Margaret Wemyss, who in turn was the daughter of David (Sir) Wemyss. SP 4:16 says that "Walter (Sir) Ogilvy of Auchlevyn and Desford was the eldest son of Walter (Sir) Ogilvy of Carcary and Lintrathen by his second wife Isobel, one of the three daughters and heirs-portioneers of John (Sir) Glen of Balmuto by his wife Margaret Erskine." The information on the Inchmartins comes from an article by Bruce McAndrew, who is considered very reliable, in the periodical DOUBLE TRESSURE, No. 4 (1982) pp 2-10'


  • 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 VII, page 121. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 228. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
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Auchterhouse, Forfarshire (Present Angus), Scotland
Age 23
Glamis, Angusshire, Scotland
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Courtastaumo, Forfarshire (Present Angus), Scotland, (Present UK)
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Glamis, Angusshire, Scotland
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