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Michael Balfour

Birthplace: Burleigh, Kinrossshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of David Balfour, 3rd of Burleigh and Agnes Balfour
Husband of Christina Balfour
Father of Margaret Balfour
Brother of Margaret Seton

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About Michael Balfour, 4th of Burleigh

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Michael Balfour:


Michael Balfour, 4th of Burleigh [1],[2]

  • M, #67242,
  • d. 29 November 1577
  • Last Edited=30 Mar 2007

Michael Balfour, 4th of Burleigh was the son of David Balfour and Agnes Forester.[3]

He married Christina Bethune, daughter of Sir John Bethune, 2nd of Creich and Janet Hay, before 27 April 1545.[3],[2]

He died on 29 November 1577.[3]

He lived at Burleigh, Kinross-shire, Scotland.[1]

Child of Michael Balfour, 4th of Burleigh and Christina Bethune

  • 1. Margaret Balfour+[1] d. 1584


  • 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 I, page 379. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S2226] Lawless Bethune, "re: Bethune Family," e-mail message to www.thepeerage.com, 27 March 2007. Hereinafter cited as "re: Bethune Family."
  • 3. [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 174. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.


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Michael Balfour, 4th of Burleigh's Timeline

Burleigh, Kinrossshire, Scotland
Age 23
Age 30
Fifeshire, Scotland
November 29, 1577
Age 62