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Thomas Boyd, Earl of Arran

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Birthplace: Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Antwerp
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Mariota Maxwell of Calderwood
Husband of Mary Stewart, Countess of Arran and Elizabeth Kennedy
Fiancé of Marion Kennedy
Father of John Beiston; Margaret Grizel Boyd and James Boyd, 2nd Lord Boyd of Arran
Brother of Alexander Boyd, 3rd Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock; Archibald Boyd of Bonshaw; John Boyd; Elizabeth Douglas; Annabella Boyd of Kilmarnock and 2 others

Occupation: Earl 1 of Arran
Managed by: Hannelore Caulk Scheu
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About Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran

Thomas Boyd,(d. c. 1472) Earl of Arran was a Scottish nobleman.

The son of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd, Thomas was created Earl of Arran and Baron Kilmarnock in the Peerage of Scotland in 1467. He married Princess Mary, sister of James III in 1467. The family successfully negotiated the king's marriage to Margaret of Denmark and Thomas escorted her from Denmark to Scotland in 1469.

Robert and Thomas Boyd (with Mary) were out of the country involved in diplomacy when their regime was overthrown. Thomas fled on hearing of his father's trial, and died at Antwerp in 1472. His marriage to Mary was later declared void in 1473.

He is mentioned very eulogistically in one of the Paston Letters.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Boyd,_1st_Earl_of_Arran

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Thomas Boyd,(d. c. 1472) Earl of Arran was a Scottish nobleman.

The son of Robert Boyd, 1st Lord Boyd, Thomas was created Earl of Arran and Baron Kilmarnock in the Peerage of Scotland in 1467. He married Princess Mary, sister of James III in 1467. The family successfully negotiated the king's marriage to Margaret of Denmark| and Thomas escorted her from Denmark to Scotland in 1469.

Robert and Thomas Boyd (with Mary) were out of the country involved in diplomacy when their regime was overthrown. Thomas fled on hearing of his father's trial, and died at Antwerp in 1472. His marriage to Mary was later declared void in 1473.

He is mentioned very eulogistically in one of the Paston Letters.

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Moved to England 1894 -------------------- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Boyd,_Earl_of_Arran

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Thomas Boyd, 1st Earl of Arran's Timeline

1446
1446
Ayrshire, Scotland
1467
April 26, 1467
Age 21
Scotland, England
1467
Age 21
Ayr, South Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
1468
1468
Age 22
1474
1474
Age 28
Antwerp
1522
1522
Age 28
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