Alexander Leslie, Third Baron of Wardis

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About Alexander Leslie, Third Baron of Wardis

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"Third Baron of Wardis.

"Alexander Leslie, third Baron of Wardis, married, first Margaret Forbes, daughter of Alexander Forbes of Towie. They got a charter from Queen Mary of the lands of Taviltyre, dated at St. Andrews, 13th October 1546. They had issue --

“ I. William, who succeeded as fourth Baron of Wardis.

“ II. Patrick of Duncanston, married Isabella Seton of Meldrum.

“ III. Alexander, who got a charter of the lands of Dyce, 8th July 1585. He married, first, Isabella Leslie of Pitcaple, and, secondly, Miss Fraser, and had issue –

“ I. Alexander Leslie of Dyce, who married Miss Harvey, and had issue, who all died young, and he gave the lands of Dyce back to Wardis.

“ II. William Leslie, who married Miss Leslie of Tochers.

“ III. James Leslie, who was a captain under Montrose, and married Miss Lindsay.

“ IV. Robert Leslie.

“ V. Andrew Leslie.

“ IV. Catherine, married to George Crichton of Conzie.

“ V. Agnes, married, first, to Hurry of Pitfichie, and, secondly, to Laurence Leith in Kirktown of Rayne, in 1580.

“ VI. Jane, married to John Innes of Achluncart.

“ VII. Mary, married to Alexander Burnett of Craigour, Kincardine O’Neil.

“ VIII. Johanna, married, first, to Patrick Gordon, Auchindoir, and, secondly, to the Laird of Foveran. Others say she was married to Barlay of Kincarrachy.

“ IX. Anne, married to Alexander Forbes, Goodman of Thainston.

"Alexander Leslie married, secondly, Elizabeth Seton, daughter of William Seton, Baron of Meldrum; and thirdly, when he was in the eightieth year of his age, Isabella Menzies. He had other two sons, Leonard and James, who both died young. He died in 1573, and was succeeded by his eldest son, William Leslie, fourth Baron of Wardis, Alexander Leslie of Wardis departtit in Old Aberdeen, the xxix day of September, the yeir of God 1573 yeiris.

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