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About Lady Eleanor Sinclair, Countess of Atholl

Eleanor Sinclair

  • Born: ABT 1457 in Ravenscraig Castle, Kirkaldy, Fifeshire, Yr Alban
  • Died: 21 March 1518. Buried: Dunkeld Cathedral, Scotland 1
  • Parents: William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness, 3rd Earl of Orkney (1410 - 1482) & Marjory Sutherland of Dunbeath (1436 - d.)

Married:

  1. BEF 19 Apr 1475 in Dunkeld Cathedral, Perth 9 to Sir John STEWART of Balvenie, 1st Earl of Atholl, son of James STEWART Black Knight of Lorn and Lady Joan BEAUFORT Cousin of Henry VI of England.

Children

  1. John Stewart 2nd Earl of Atholl b: ABT 1475 in Atholl, Perthshire, Yr Alban
  2. Christian of Atholl Stewart b: ABT 1476
  3. Jean Stewart of Atholl b: ABT 1481
  4. Isobel Stewart b: 1486
  5. Andrew Stewart Bishop of Caithness b: ABT 1485 in Earlshill, Aberdeenshire, Yr Alban
  6. Elspeth Stewart b: ABT 1487 in Earlshill, Aberdeenshire, Yr Alban
  7. Stewart
  8. Marjory Stewart of Atholl b: ABT 1490 in Balveny, Fifeshire, Yr Alban
  9. John Stewart b: BEF 1498
  10. Anne Stewart b: ABT 1499
  11. Jane Stewart

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This person and their pedigree are currently documented from "The Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families together with Their Paternal Ancestry" Compiled by Joseph Foster, 1885

[Source: http://www.archive.org/details/royallineageofou02fost ]

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  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p639.htm#i19184
  • Eleanor Sinclair1
  • F, d. 21 March 1519
  • Father William Sinclair, Earl of Orkney & 1st Earl Caithness d. 1480
  • Mother Marjory (Mary) Sutherland b. c 1430
  • Eleanor Sinclair married Sir John Stewart, 1st Earl Atholl, son of Sir James Stewart, Black Knight of Lorn and Joan Beaufort, before 19 April 1475; They had 2 sons (John & Andrew) and 9 daughters (Katherine, Elizabeth, Christian, Margaret, Jean, Elizabeth, Margaret, Marjory, & Elizabeth/Elspeth). Eleanor Sinclair died on 21 March 1519; Buried at Dunkeld Cathedral, Perthshire.
  • Family Sir John Stewart, 1st Earl Atholl b. c 1440, d. 15 Sep 1512
  • Children
    • ◦Elizabeth III Stewart+
    • ◦Margaret II Stewart+
    • ◦Elspeth Stewart+
    • ◦Marjory Stewart+2 d. 26 Jul 1524
    • ◦Elizabeth II Stewart+3,2 b. a 1476
  • Citations
  • 1.[S174] Unknown author, Lineage and Ancestry of HRH Prince Charles by Paget, p. 206.
  • 2.[S11563] The Scots Peerage, Vol. I, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p. 442.
  • 3.[S11568] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom, by George Edward Cokayne, Vol. VII, p. 597.
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  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p10595.htm#i105949
  • Eleanor Sinclair1
  • F, #105949, d. 21 March 1518/19
  • Last Edited=25 Apr 2008
  • Eleanor Sinclair was the daughter of William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness and Marjory Sutherland.2,3 She married John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl, son of Sir James Stewart of Lorn and Lady Joan Beaufort, before 19 April 1475.3 She died on 21 March 1518/19.3 She was buried at Dunkeld Cathedral, Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland.3
  • As a result of her marriage, Eleanor Sinclair was styled as Countess of Atholl before 19 April 1475. From before 19 April 1475, her married name became Stewart.
  • Children of Eleanor Sinclair and John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl
    • 1.Lady Elizabeth Stewart+
    • 2.John Stewart, 2nd Earl of Atholl+3 b. a 1475, d. 1521
  • 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 1, page 644. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 230. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  • 3.[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 I, page 313. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
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This person and their pedigree are currently documented from "The Royal Lineage of Our Noble and Gentle Families together with Their Paternal Ancestry" Compiled by Joseph Foster, 1885

[Source: http://www.archive.org/details/royallineageofou02fost ]

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Lady Eleanor Sinclair, Countess of Atholl's Timeline

1457
1457
Ravencraig Castle,Kirkaldy,Fifeshire,Scotland
1466
1466
Age 9
Tullibardine, Perthshire, Scotland
1473
1473
Age 16
1474
1474
Age 17
Of, Balveny, Fife, Scotland
1475
April 19, 1475
Age 18
Dunkeld, Cathedral, Perth, Scotland
1475
Age 18
Balveny, Fifeshire, Scotland
1476
1476
Age 19
Balveny, Fifeshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1479
1479
Age 22
Scotland, United Kingdom
1481
1481
Age 24
<Of, Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland>
1481
Age 24
Glen Fiddich, Fifeshire, Scotland