Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord Elphinstone

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About Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord Elphinstone

Extract from The House of Cockburn of that Ilk, and their cadets. by Thomas H. Cockburn-Hood (Edinburgh 1888) pages 73 (

The liferent of the barony of Simprin was settled by Sir William upon his wife Helen, fifth daughter of the fourth Lord Elphinstone, by his wife Helen, eldest daughter of the sixth Lord Livingstone.

Extract from The Scots Peerage (Volume III) by Sir James Balfour Paul (Edinburgh 1906) page 536-537 (

Alexander, fourth Lord Elphinstone, was born 28 May 1552. Before he was twenty-five, in 1577, his father, ' understanding his own inability to govern his living, entertain his house and family, bring up his bairns,' etc., made over to him his whole estates. He was made one of the ' ordinar gentlemen ' of the King's Chamber 15 October 1580.

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Alexander Elphinstone, 4th Lord Elphinstone's Timeline

May 28, 1552
November 13, 1577
Age 25
Elphinstone, Stirlingshire, Scotland
October 27, 1579
Age 27
October 27, 1579
Age 27
Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
November 20, 1580
Age 28
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
December 11, 1581
Age 29
February 17, 1582
Age 29
Elphinstone, Stirlingshire, Scotland
May 20, 1584
Age 31