John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

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Birthplace: Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Graham, Lord Graham and Margaret Fleming
Husband of Jean Drummond
Father of John Graham, 4th Earl of Montrose; Lilias Graham, Countess of Wigton; Sir William Graham of Braco, 1st Baronet and Robert Graham
Half brother of Janet Stewart; John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl; Lady Grizel Stewart and Mary Stewart

Occupation: Third Earl of Montrose, 5th Lord Fleming
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About John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

Biographical Summary

"John, third Earl of Montrose, whose prominence in the family history is next to his grandson, the great Marquess...

...He died at his place of New Montrose 9 November 1608, at the age of sixty-one, and, presumably in virtue of his eminence as a statesman, was accorded burial in the Church of St Giles, Edinburgh...

...He married, in his sixteenth year (contract 24 August 1563), his second cousin Jean, eldest daughter of David, Lord Drummond, the discharge for her tocher of 6000 merks being granted by his grandfather the second Earl. The Countess died in 1595, and was buried at Aberuthven."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 231-239

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose's Timeline

1547
1547
Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1563
August 24, 1563
Age 16
Montrose, Angus, Scotland
1573
1573
Age 26
Kincardine, Blackford, Perth, Scotland
1575
1575
Age 28
Montrose, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
1608
November 9, 1608
Age 61
New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland
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