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Alexander Leslie

Death: circa January 12, 1644
Immediate Family:

Son of Lord General Sir Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven and Agnes Renton, of Billy
Husband of Lady Margaret Wemyss
Father of Alexander Leslie, 2nd Earl of Leven and Catharine Melville (Leslie), Countess of Melville
Brother of Anne Leslie; Gustavus Leslie; Christian Leslie; Mary Cranstoun; Margaret Leslie and 2 others

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About Alexander Leslie, Lord Balgonie

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Alexander Leslie:

Alexander Leslie, Lord Balgonie [1]

  • M, #67260,
  • d. after 1642
  • Last Edited=30 Apr 2011

Alexander Leslie, Lord Balgonie was the son of Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven and Agnes Renton.[1]

He married Lady Margaret Leslie, daughter of John Leslie, 6th Earl of Rothes and Lady Anne Erskine, in 1636.[1]

He died after 1642.[2] He died circa 12 January 1644.[1]

He was styled as Master of Leven.[3] He was styled as Lord Balgonie.[3]

Children of Alexander Leslie, Lord Balgonie and Lady Margaret Leslie

  • 1. Catharine Leslie+[3]
  • 2. Alexander Leslie, 2nd Earl of Leven+[1] b. c 1637, d. 15 Jul 1664


  • 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 2312. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 365. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 380.
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