Janet Dunbar of Westfield

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About Janet Dunbar of Westfield

Janet Sutherland was born at Scotland. The elder daughter of the 7th earl of Sutherland, Lady Jane married Sir James [sic] Dunbar of Cumnock, and was the mother of Gawin Dunbar, bishop of Aberdeen. The younger daughter was the wife of Seton of Meldrum. The widowed countess and her son, Earl John, disagreeing, he demolished her house and tower of Helmsdale which had been built by her. She retired to Easter Garty, and as a protection married Alexander Dunbar, the brother of her daughter's husband. Alexander Dunbar was killed by Alexander Sutherland of Dilred, who was executed and forfeited for the crime. She was the daughter of John Sutherland 7th Earl of Sutherland and Margaret Baillie.

Janet Sutherland married Alexander Dunbar, son of Sir Alexander Dunbar and Isobel Sutherland, in October 1480.

Children of Janet Sutherland and Alexander Dunbar

  • Elizabeth Dunbar b. c 1480
  • James Dunbar+ b. b 1485, d. 10 Mar 1553/54
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Janet Dunbar of Westfield's Timeline

June 12, 1481
Age 26
Scotland, United Kingdom
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Age 47
Nairn, Nairnshire, Scotland
Age 57