Margaret Livingston

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About Margaret Livingston

Margaret, married, first, in 1581, as his second wife, to Sir Lewis Bellenden of Auclinoul, Justice-Clerk ; and secondly, after 1591, to Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney who squandered all her property and left her to die in poverty.

Patrick instead married Margaret Livingston, the wealthy widow of Sir Lewis Bellenden and a daughter of the Lord Livingston. After squandering her fortune, Patrick left her to die in poverty. They had no children, though Patrick did have several bastards.

  • Source: Balfour Paul, Sir James, in The Scots Peerage, Volume VI (Edinburgh, 1909),  pp. 575-7
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