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About Alexander Sutherland
'Burke's Peerage The 8th Earl married 2nd Margaret, seemingly widow of John Munro, 11th of Foulis (see MUNRO OF FOULIS-OBSDALE, Bt), and allegedly daughter of Sir William Calder of Calder, and (?)by her(?) had:
- 21(c) Alexander Sutherland, died 1520.
B-P (possibly an illegitimate s); initially disputed right to the Earldom with his half-bro, claiming an entail existed by which the title passed to him, but waived his claim July 1509 (he never produced the entail, so its very existence must remain doubtful); born 1498; married the daughter of Iye Roy Mackay of Strathnaver and was killed in a skirmish c 1520, leaving issue
He is said to have married a Mackay, and had a son:
- 21(c)1 John Sutherland.
- 21(d) George Sutherland.