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Sir Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine and Lady Janet Erskine, Baroness of Erskine
Husband of Christian Crichton and Helen Home
Father of Sir Robert Erskine, 4th Lord Erskine; Christian Erskine; Agnes Erskine and Walter Erskine
Brother of Mariota Muriella Keith; Elizabeth Erskine; Helen Erskine and Jean Erskine

Occupation: 3rd Lord Erskine, de jure 15th Earl of Mar
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About Sir Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Erskine,_2nd_Lord_Erskine

http://yourarchives.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php?title=Alexander_Erskine,_3rd_Lord_Erskine

Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine1 d. between 1508 and 1509

Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine was the son of Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine and Janet Douglas.

He married, firstly, Christian Crichton, daughter of Sir Robert Crichton of Sanquhar and Elizabeth Erskine, before 9 October 1466.

He married, secondly, Helen Home, daughter of Sir Alexander Home of Home and Dunglas and Janet Hay, before 15 July 1480.2

He died between 1508 and 1509. Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine gained the title of 3rd Lord Erskine.

He succeeded to the title of 14th Earl of Mar [S., c. 1115] before 1493, de jure.3

Alexander, 3rd Lord Erskine built Alloa Tower in 1497

http://www.scotsconnection.com/clan_crests/Erskine.htm

http://www.instirling.com/sight/tower.htm


Alexander Erskine, plenipotentiary for Sweden at the treaty of Munster, a distinguished officer in the army of Gustavus Adolphus, was of the family of Erskine of Kirkbuddo in Fife, sprung from the Erskines of Dun. Ennobled in Sweden, some of his descendants were settled at Bonne in Germany.

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Sir Alexander Erskine, 3rd Lord Erskine's Timeline

1436
1436
Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
1458
1458
Age 22
Mar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1464
1464
Age 28
1466
1466
Age 30
Sanquhar, Morayshire, Scotland
1481
1481
Age 45
Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland, United Kingdom
1508
May 10, 1508
Age 72
1509
1509
Age 73
Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
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Governor of Dunbarton Castle