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Walter Buchanan, Sir, 11th Chief of Buchanan

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Birthplace: Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Maurice Buchanan of Buchanan, 10th Laird of Buchanan; Sir Maurice Buchanan 10th chief of clan Buchanan; Margaret Menteith of Rusky and Margaret Menteith of Rusky
Husband of Margaret Beauchamp; Margaret Beauchamp and Margaret de Grey
Father of Sir Alexander Buchanan; John Buchanan, Laird of Lany; Elizabeth Buchanan; Jean Buchanan and Sir Walter Buchanan of that Ilk, 12th Chief of Buchanan
Brother of Baltair Buchanan

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About Walter Buchanan, Sir, 11th Chief of Buchanan

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Chiefs of Clan Buchanan

  • 11th – Sir Walter Buchanan,[69][70] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 5th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 11th Chief) married Margaret and had three sons (Walter his successor, Alexander who reputedly killed the Duke of Clarence at the battle of Beaugé in 1421 and who later died in the battle of Verneuil in 1424, and John [Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 12th Chief ] who married Janet the heiress of Leny and was the first ancestor of the cadets of Leny) and two daughters (Elizabeth and Jean).
  • 12th – Sir Walter Buchanan,[71][72] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 6th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 13th Chief) first married an unidentified women and by her three sons (Patrick his successor, Walter and Thomas first ancestor of cadets of Gartincaber,[73] Drumikill and Carbeth) and one daughter. He married secondly to Isobel Stewart.
  • 13th – Patrick Buchanan,[74][75] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 7th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 14th Chief) married Jonet Cunningham of Galbraith and by her a son (Walter his successor) and a daughter (Anabella). He also had an illegitimate son (Patrick).
  • 14th – Walter Buchanan,[75][76] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 8th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 15th Chief) married Isobel Graham and by her four sons (Patrick [Guthrie Smith identifies him as 9th Chief but then goes on to advise that the Chiefship passed from Patrick’s father to Patrick’s son[77]and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 16th Chief[76] ] who married the daughter of the Earl of Argyle and by her had George who succeeded his grandfather; John first ancestor of cadets of Arnprior; Maurice; and Walter first ancestor of cadets of Spittal) and two daughters (Margaret and Elizabeth).
  • 15th – George Buchanan,[76][77] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 10th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 17th Chief) succeed his grandfather, Walter 14th of Buchanan, in 1526 and died 1560. He first married Margaret Edmonstone and by her a son (John [Guthrie Smith identifies him as 11th Chief but then goes on to advise that the Chiefship passed from John’s father to John’s son[78] and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 18th Chief[79 who married Elizabeth Livingston and by her had George[79] who succeeded his grandfather) and two daughters (Helen and Susanna). Second he married Janet Cunningham and by her had a son (William first ancestor of the cadets of Auchmar) and a daughter (Margaret).
  • 16th – Sir George Buchanan,[78][79] (Guthrie Smith identifies him as 12th Chief and Buchanan of Auchmar identifies him as 19th Chief) succeed his grandfather, George 15th of Buchanan, in 1561, married Lady Mary Graham and by her one son (John his successor) and two daughters (Helen and Susanna).

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  • (a) Maurice Buchanan, 9th of Buchanan (a 1290)
    • ((1)) Maurice Buchanan, 10th of Buchanan (a 1320)
    • m. (Margaret ?) Mentieith (dau of William Menteith of Rusky)
      • ' ((A)) Walter Buchanan, 11th Buchanan (a 1373)
      • ' BLG1952 and 'Strathendrick' disagree on a number of items over the next few generations. for example: BLG reports that the John Buchanan who married Janet de Lany was the eldest son of Walter, 11th laird, and was himself 12th laird. We follow 'Strathendrick'.
      • ' m. Margaret
        • ((i)) Walter Buchanan, 12th of Buchanan
        • m1. ??
        • m2. Isobel Stewart (dau of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany)
        • BLG1952 reports that Isobel Stewart was mother of Walter's children. However, 'Strathendrick' (which does not identify any daughters) reports: "his children must have been by a former wife." .... etc.
        • ((ii)) Alexander Buchanan (dsp Verneul 17.08.1424)
        • ((iii)) John Buchanan, 1st of Leny
        • m. (c1392) Janet de Lany (dau of John de Lany) below
        • ((iv)) Elizabeth Buchanan
        • m. Sir Andrew Gray of Foulis, 4th of Broxmouth (d 1441)
        • ((v)) Jean Buchanan
        • m. Humphrey Cuninghame of Glengarnock
  • Main sources:
  • (1) "Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times" by John Guthrie Smith, published in Glasgow in 1896
  • (2) BLG1952 (Murray-Buchanan of Leny).
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Sir Walter Buchanan, 11th Chief of Buchanan's Timeline

1348
1348
Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1373
1373
Age 25
Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1374
1374
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1376
1376
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
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1378
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
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1380
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland
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Buchanan Castle, Stirling, UK
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Buchanan, Stirlingshire, Scotland