Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

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John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glamis Castle, Forfarshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Lyon of Glamis and Lady Jean Steward, Princess of Scotland
Husband of Elizabeth Graham
Father of David Lyon; Michael Lyon and Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis
Brother of Robert Keith, Lord of Strathkyn
Half brother of Christian Keith; Marion Sandilands of Calder; Sir James Sandilands of Calder; Miss Sandilands; Iain Lord of the Isles Mc Donald and 1 other

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Sir John Lyon of Glamis

http://thepeerage.com/p10806.htm#i108056

Sir John Lyon of Glamis [1]

  • M, #108056,
  • d. 1435
  • Last Edited=8 Apr 2008

Sir John Lyon of Glamis married Elizabeth Graham, daughter of Patrick Graham, Earl of Strathearn and Eupheme Stewart, Countess of Caithness.[1]

He died in 1435.[1] He was buried at Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.

He was the son of Sir John Lyon of Glamis and Lady Jean Stewart.[1]

He was invested as a Knight.[1]

Child of Sir John Lyon of Glamis and Elizabeth Graham

  • 1. Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis+ d. 21 Mar 1459

Citations

  • 1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 222. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

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From the English Wikipedia page on John Lyon, Lord of Glamis, his father:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lyon_(lord_of_Glamis)

Sometime in 1376, Sir John Lyon married Princess Johanna, daughter of Robert II and Elizabeth Mure, daughter of Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan. The Princess was the widow of Sir John Keith, eldest son of the Earl Marischal. After Sir John Lyon's death, Johanna married Sir James Sandilands. Sir John Lyon and the Princess had only one child, another Sir John Lyon.

On 28 June 1445, his grandson, Patrick Lyon was created Lord Glamis. In 1606, Patrick, 9th Lord Glamis was created Earl of Kinghorne.

Sir John Lyon is an ancestor of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. (formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon), meaning that the current British monarch is also descended from him.

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Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.'s Timeline

1380
1380
Glamis Castle, Forfarshire, Scotland
1400
1400
Age 20
Dundaff, Kincardineshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1404
1404
Age 24
Glamis, Angus, Scotland
1406
1406
Age 26
Glamis, Angus, Scotland
1424
1424
Age 44
Glamis, Forfarshire (Present Angus), Scotland, (Present UK)
1435
1435
Age 55
Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
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