Arthur Forbes, of Putachie

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Arthur Forbes, of Putachie

Also Known As: ""Black Arthur" Forbes"
Birthdate: (57)
Death: October 10, 1571 (57)
Battle of Tillieangus, Aberbeenshire, Scotland (... "he stooped down to quench his thirst and one of the Gordons gave him his death blow through an open joint in his armour".)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes and Elizabeth Barlow
Husband of Elizabeth Sinclair
Father of Isobel Forbes; Helen McKay; Isabel Sinclair and William Sinclair
Brother of Margaret Fraser and Janet Forbes
Half brother of Euphemia Elphinstone; Mary Elphinstone; Alexander Elphinstone, 2nd Lord Elphinstone; James Elphinstone; Barbara Elphinstone and 9 others

Occupation: of Logie and Balfour
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About Arthur Forbes, of Putachie

Arthur Forbes was the son of John Forbes, 6th Lord Forbes and Elizabeth Barlow.

He married Elizabeth Innes, daughter of Alexander Innes, 13th of that Ilk.

He died in October 1571, killed in action.

He fought in the Battle of Tillieangus in October 1571


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Arthur Forbes, of Putachie's Timeline

Age 26
Angus, Scotland
October 10, 1571
Age 57
Aberbeenshire, Scotland