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Charles Erskine, 1st Baronet of Alva

Death: Died
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Son of Sir Charles Erskine of Alva and Mary Hope
Husband of Christian Dundas
Father of Charles Erskine, Lord Tinwald; Sir James Erskine of Alva, 2nd Baronet; Sir John Erskine of Alva, 3rd Baronet; NN Rosslyn; Catherine Erskine and 1 other
Brother of Mary Hamilton and John Erskine

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About Sir Charles Erskine, 1st Baronet of Alva

Biographical Summary

"Charles Erskine [or Arskin], of Alva, 3d but 1st surv. 5. of the Hon. Sir Charles Erskine, of Alva and Cambus Kenneth, by Mary, da. of Sir Thomas Hope, 1st Baronet [S. 1628], of Craighall, which Charles was a yr. s. of John, Earl of Mar [S.], by his 2d wife, Mary, da. of Esme (Stewart), Duke of Lennox .[S.], was b. 4 July 1643 ; suc. his father, 8 July 1663, being served his heir 15 July 1665, and was cr. a Baronet [S.], as above, 30 April 1666, with rem. to the heirs male of his body. He was M.P. [S.] for Clackmannanshire, 1665 and 1667, and for Stirlingshire, 1689 till death in 1690. He m., about 1670, Christian, da. of Sir James Dundas, of Arnistoun. He d. 4 June 1690."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1904; Vol. IV; page 250-251

Name: Charles Erskin Gender: Male Christening Date: 04 Jul 1643 Christening Place: EDINBURGH PARISH, EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND Father's Name: Charles Sir Erskin Mother's Name: Marie Hope

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