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Alexander Irvine of Drum

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Castle Drum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: December 1493 (64-72)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Irvine, younger of Drum and Daughter of Lawrence Abernethy
Husband of Elizabeth Forbes and Lindsay
Father of Henry Irvine of Kingcausie; Sir Alexander Irvine of Drum, Kt. and Daughter Irvine
Brother of Elizabeth Irvine; Margaret Irvine; Janet Irvine; Anne Irvine and Agnes Irvine

Occupation: 5th Laird of Drum, Sheriff of Aberdeenshire, Sheriff of Aberdeen/5th Laird of Drum, 6th Laird of Drum Castle
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About Alexander Irvine of Drum

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page for Alexander Irvine of Drum:

Alexander Irvine of Drum [1]

  • M, #447458,
  • d. December 1493

Last Edited=25 Nov 2012 Consanguinity Index=0.01%

Alexander Irvine, 5th of Drum was the son of Alexander Irvine of Drum, younger and unknown daughter Abernethy.[2] He married, firstly, Elizabeth Forbes, daughter of Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes and Lady Elizabeth Douglas.[3] He married, secondly, unknown daughter Lindsay.[4] He died in December 1493.[4]

Child of Alexander Irvine of Drum

  • 1. Sir Alexander Irvine of Drum+[1] d. b 4 Dec 1527


  • 1. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2063. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1451.
  • 4. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 2, page 2062.

Sheriff of Aberdeen in 1471 he attacked the house of Sir Walter Lindsay of Beufort with a large force. The Lords of the Council fired him and sent him to prison.

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Alexander Irvine of Drum's Timeline

Castle Drum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 11
December 1493
Age 68
Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland