Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow

Is your surname Livingston?

Research the Livingston family

Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Alexander Livingston

Birthplace: Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Livingston, 1st Earl of Linlithgow and Helen Hay
Husband of Elizabeth Gordon and Lady Mary Douglas
Father of George Livingston, 3rd Earl of Linlithgow; Lady Margaret Livingston and Sir Alexander Livingstone, 2nd Earl of Callendar
Brother of Margaret Livingston, Countess of Wigton; Henry Livingston; Anne Livingstone and James Livingston, 1st Earl of Callendar

Managed by: Cecilie Nygård
Last Updated:

About Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow

Biographical Summary

"Alexander, second Earl of Linlithgow, had been appointed in his father's lifetime an Extraordinary Lord of Session, 13 January 1610, and was admitted a member of the Privy Council 17 February 1624...

...He married, first (contract dated at Huntly and Callendar 29 April and 4 May 1611), Elizabeth Gordon, second daughter of George, Marquess of Huntly. This cost the minister of Slamannan, who married them, the penalty of deposition. She died in childbed in July 1616...

...He married, secondly (contract 16 and 17 October 1620), Mary Douglas, eldest daughter of William, tenth Earl of Angus."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. V, page 446

view all

Alexander Livingston, 2nd Earl of Linlithgow's Timeline

July 1616
June 11, 1648
Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland