James Henderson (c.1544 - 1612) MP

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Birthplace: Fordell Castle, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Occupation: 3rd Baron of Fordell
Managed by: Nancy Sawalich
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About James Henderson

aka Lord Fordell, 3rd Baron of Fordell; Provost of Inverkeithing built Fordell Castle as presently exists

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From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on James Henderson:

http://www.thepeerage.com/p43743.htm#i437430

James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell [1]

  • M, #437430,
  • d. between 1610 and 1612
  • Last Edited=2 Mar 2012

James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell was the son of William Henderson and Elizabeth Scott.[2]

He married Jean Murray, daughter of Sir William Murray, 10th of Tullibardine.[1]

He died between 1610 and 1612.[1]

In 1565 he was excused by Queen Mary and Lord Darnley from attending their army ‘ost' (assembly of landowners and their followers summoned by the sovereign(s) for military service), because of his minority, and from attending the wars all his life for the good service of his predecessors.[1]

In 1566 he was granted the hereditary Provostship of Inverkeithing.[1]

Children of James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell and Jean Murray

  • 1. Sir John Henderson, 4th of Fordell+[2] d. Jan 1618
  • 2. Sir Robert Henderson of Tunnygask [2] d. 1622
  • 3. Sir Francis Henderson of Easter Duvis in Newbottle [2] d. 1628
  • 4. James Henderson [2]
  • 5. Janet Henderson [2]
  • 6. Grizel Henderson [2]
  • 7. Euphanie Henderson [2]
  • 8. Barbara Henderson [2]
  • 9. Margaret Henderson [2] d. Dec 1649
  • 10. Elizabeth Henderson [2]
  • 11. Anne Henderson [2] b. 21 Dec 1567

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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James Henderson, 3rd of Fordell's Timeline

1544
1544
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1564
April 15, 1564
Age 20
Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
1564
Age 20
Dumfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1566
1566
Age 22
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1567
December 21, 1567
Age 23
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1569
1569
Age 25
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1570
1570
Age 26
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1570
Age 26
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1571
1571
Age 27
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
1612
1612
Age 68
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland