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Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord Fleming

Also Known As: "Lord Fleming", "3rd Lord Fleming", "Lord Chamberlain of Scotland"
Birthplace: Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Pinkie Cleugh, Scotland
Cause of death: Battle of Pinkie
Immediate Family:

Son of John Fleming, 2nd Lord Fleming and Eupheme Drummond
Husband of Janet Stewart, Lady Fleming
Father of Isabelle Kincaid (Fleming); Elizabeth Crichton; Johanna (Joan) Fleming; Margaret Fleming; William Fleming and 4 others
Brother of James Fleming
Half brother of Jean Fleming and Margaret Fleming

Occupation: Earl of Wigton, 3rd Lord of Fleming, Lord Chamberlain of Scotland
Managed by: Jim Semple, Jr
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About Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord Fleming

Chamberlain of Scotland

Killed at Battle of Pinkie


Son and heir of John Fleming, 2nd Lord Fleming, Lord Chamberlain of Scotland 1524. He was taken prisoner by the English at the Battle of Solway Moss, Nov 1542, but released at a ransom of 1000 marks on 1 July 1548.

He was granted a dispensation on 26 February 1524/5, and subsequently married Lady Janet Stewart, illegitimate daughter of King James IV of Scotland He died 10 September 1547, in his 53rd year, being slain at the Battle of Pinkie.

Source: Wikipedia



Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord Fleming

Killed at:

The Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, along the banks of the River Esk near Musselburgh, Scotland on 10 September 1547, was part of the War of the Rough Wooing. It was the last battle to be fought between the Scottish and the English Royal armies and the first "modern" battle to be fought in the British Isles. It was a catastrophic defeat for the Scots caused by the use of naval artillery by the English for the first time in a land battle in Britain. In Scotland it is known as Black Saturday.

This was historically significant as the first "modern" battle fought in Britain, demonstrating active cooperation between the infantry, artillery and cavalry with a naval bombardment in support of the land forces.

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Malcolm Fleming, 3rd Lord Fleming's Timeline

January 12, 1494
Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 19
Campsie, Stirlingshire, Sotland
Age 22
Probably Kirkpatrick Fleming, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
February 26, 1525
Age 31
Dispensation, Scotland
Age 30
Age 34
Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 37
Biggar, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
Age 39
Of Rydall Hall, Westmoreland, England
Age 40
Age 40
Probably Biggar, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)