Mary Lindsay, Lady - Mistress of Donald MacKay 1st Lord of Reay (c.1580 - d.)

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Birthplace: Crawford, Lanark, Scotland
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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About Mary Lindsay, Lady - Mistress of Donald MacKay 1st Lord of Reay

Sir Donald IV Mackay Kt, (1590-1649 in Denmark). Cr: Baronet 18 may 1627 with remainders to heirs male whatsoever and 1st Lord Reay created 20 June 1628 with remainder to his heirs male for ever bearing the name and arms of Mackay. A further patent creating him Earl of Strathnaver was never completed owing to the Civil war., Fought under Christian IV of Denmark's Thirty year War against Germany Also under Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden 1629-30; Royalist Civil war.

Married (1) 1610 to Barbara, sister of 1st Earl of Seaforth,

married (2) 1631 (Annulled) to Rachel Winterfield,

1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.2.3. (Second Marriage) Hon Donald Mackay, (1658-1680), Master of Reay, married 1677 to Anne Munro, with issue.

married  (3) 1631 to Elizabeth Thomson, married 

(4) to Marjorie Sinclair of Stirkoke, and

also held a mistress, Lady Mary Lindsay, daughter of 11th Earl of Crawford

1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.13. (illegitimate with Lady Mary Lindsay) Donald Mackay of Dysart, (1620 - 1659 Dysart), married 1640 to Isobel Ramsay, (illegitimate daughter of William Ramsay, 1st Earl of Dalhousie d. 1672), with issue.

http://www.maltagenealogy.com/Libro%20d'Oro%20della%20Mediterranean/Mackay.html

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He had a natural son by Mary Lindsay, daughter of David, eleventh Earl of Crawford." Complaint was made by his wife to the Privy Council in 1617 as to Lord Reay's ill-treatment of her in connection with his intimacy with Mary Lindsay."

Scottish Peerage Vol 7 pg. 167-169

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Mary Lindsay1

F, #539934

Last Edited=20 Aug 2012

    Mary Lindsay was the daughter of David Lindsay, 11th Earl of Crawford.1

Child of Mary Lindsay and Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay 1.Donald Mackay of Dysart2

Citations

  • 1.[S37] Volume 3, page 3301. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 2.[S37] See. [S37]
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Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay1

M, #109197, b. March 1590/91, d. 1649 Last Edited=21 Aug 2012

    Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay was born in March 1590/91.2 He was the son of Hugh 'Du' Mackay and Lady Jane Gordon.3 

He married, fourthly, Marjorie Sinclair, daughter of Francis Sinclair of Stirkoke.2

He married, firstly, Barbara Mackenzie, daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie, 1st Lord Mackenzie of Kintail and Anne Ross, in August 1610.3,4

He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Thomson in 1631.2 He died in 1649.1

    

He and Lady Jean Lindsay were associated.3

With remainder to heirs male whatsoever.2 With remainder to his heirs male for ever bearing the name and arms of Mackay (a further patent creating him Earl of Strathnaver was never completed owing to the Civil War).2 Royalist Civil War England and Scotland.2 He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) (Inverness and Cromarty in 1610.2 In 1612 Sutherland ).2 In 1616 knighted.2 In 1627 fought under CHRISTIAN IV OF DENMARK Thirty Years War Germany , such service probably winning him his peerage in that CHRISTIAN's n was CHARLES I, and 1629–30 under GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS OF SWEDEN.2 He was created 1st Baronet Mackay on 18 May 1627.2 He was created 1st Lord Reay [Scotland] on 20 June 1628.1

Child of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Elizabeth Thomson

  • 1.Ann Mackay3

Child of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Mary Lindsay

  • 1.Donald Mackay of Dysart3

Children of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Marjorie Sinclair

  • 1.Christina Mackay+3
  • 2.Rupert Mackay2
  • 3.Margaret Mackay2 d. 1720
  • 4.William Mackay of Kinloch3
  • 5.Charles Mackay of Sandwood3

Children of Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay and Barbara Mackenzie

  • 1.Lt.-Col. Angus Mackay of Melness3 d. bt 1699 - 1703
  • 2.Mary Mackay3
  • 3.Hugh Mackay of Strathnaver4 d. b 1652
  • 4.Jane Mackay4
  • 5.Iye Mackay of Strathnaver4 b. c 1611, d. 1617
  • 6.John Mackay, 2nd Lord Reay+1 b. c 1612, d. a 1680

Citations

  • 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 X, page 753. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S37] Volume 3, page 3301. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • 3.[S37] See. [S37]
  • 4.[S3268] Hans Harmsen, "re: Chester Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 21 August 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Chester Family

http://www.thepeerage.com/p10920.htm#i109197

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Lord Donald was thrice married.

His first wife was Barbara, whom he married in 1610, eldest daughter of Kenneth, 1st Lord Kintail, and sister of Colin and George, 1st and 2nd Earls of Seaforth. She

Donald married, secondly, in 1632, Elizabeth Thomson, who died about 1637, leaving one daughter

Donald married, thirdly, Marjory, daughter of Francis Sinclair of Stirkoke, Caithness, by whom he had three sons and two daughters :

foot note pg. 123 = 2. We do not believe that he was married to Mrs. Harrison, and Robert Mackay is certainly mistaken when he says that he was married to Lady Lindsay. pg. 123-124

THE BOOK OF MACKAY BY ANGUS MACKAY, M.A. (St. Andrews University) Minister at Westerdale, Caithness EDINBURGH : NORMAN MACLEOD, -25 GEORGE IV. BRIDGE CANADA : EDWARD MACKAY, ST. PETER'S MANSE, MADOC, ONT. M DCCCC VI

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" In February 1649," says Gordon, lC Donald Mackay, Lord Reay, having retired to Denmark, died in that kingdom... 2nd Lady Mary Lindsay, daughter of the Earl of Crawford : issue, a son, Donald of Dysart. pg. 328-329

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1580
1580
Crawford, Lanark, Scotland
1620
1620
Age 40
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