Elizabeth Leslie, of Rothes

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Elizabeth Leslie, of Rothes

Also Known As: "Lady Elizabeth Leslie"
Birthplace: Glencairne, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Andrew Leslie, 5th Earl of Rothes; Grizel Hamilton, of Finnart and Lady Grizel Leslie
Wife of David Wemyss of that Ilk and James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Findlater
Mother of Anne Ogilvy, Countess of Glencairn; Elizabeth Ogilvy and Lady Anne Cunningham
Sister of Andrew Leslie; Patrick Leslie, 1st Lord Lindores; Isabella Sinclair; Eupheme Leslie; James Leslie, Master of Rothes and 1 other
Half sister of Lady Margaret Leslie; Lady Mary Leslie; George Leslie, of Newton; Sir John Leslie, First Laird of Newton; Robert Leslie and 1 other

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About Elizabeth Leslie, of Rothes

Lady Elizabeth Leslie was the daughter of Andrew Leslie, 5th Earl of Rothes and Janet Durie.1


  1. David Wemyss, son of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss and Mary Stewart, circa 1608
  2. James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Findlater, son of Walter Ogilvy, 1st Lord Ogilvy of Deskford and Lady Mary Douglas, on 17 February 1610.

      Children of Lady Elizabeth Leslie and James Ogilvy, 1st Earl of Findlater

  1. Elizabeth Ogilvy+
  2. Lady Anne Ogilvy+1 d. Jan 1660/61


From http://www.cracroftspeerage.co.uk/online/content/rothes1457.htm

"6. Lady Elizabeth Leslie, mar. (1) after 12 Feb 1608 David Wemyss, Yr of Wemyss (dsp. and vp. Aug 1608), 1st son and heir ap. by his second wife of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss, and (2) after 17 Feb 1610 as his first wife James [Ogilvy], 1st Earl of Findlater, and had issue by her second husband"


  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 V, page 381. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.


  1. Historical records of the family of Leslie, from 1067 to 1868-9 By Charles Leslie (26th baron of Balquhain.) "V. Lady Elizabeth Leslie, married, first, to David, son and heir-apparent of Sir John Wemyss of Wemyss, without issue ; and, secondly, to James, first Earl of Findlater. "


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Elizabeth Leslie, of Rothes's Timeline

Glencairne, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
February 1608
Age 16
February 17, 1610
Age 18
Age 23
Age 24