Cuthbert Cunningham (c.1476 - c.1541) MP

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Nicknames: "Cuninghame", "Cunynghame"
Birthplace: Glencairn, , Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
Death: Died in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
Occupation: 3rd Earl of Glencairn
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Cuthbert Cunningham

Cuthbert Cunningham, 3rd Earl of Glencairn; married (contract dated 24 June 1492) to Lady Mariot or Marion Douglas (died after Jul 1511), eldest daughter of Archibald, 5th Earl of Angus and Elizabeth Boyd. Cuthbert died between 23 May 1540 and May 1541.

The Dictionary of National Biography wrongly calls Cuthbert Robert. He had a number of charters as Lord Kilmaurs but had regained his grandfather's earldom by 1503. He tried unsuccessfully to rescue King James V from the control of the Douglas family, but was defeated at Linlithgow on 4 September 1526.


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Sir Cuthbert Cunningham, 3rd Earl of Glencairn's Timeline

July 19, 1476
Glencairn, , Dumfries-Shire, Scotland
June 24, 1492
Age 15
Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 16
Glencairn, Dumfriesshire, Scotland
Age 21
Kilmaurs, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Age 22
May 23, 1541
Age 64
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland