John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: November 09, 1608 (57-65)
New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Graham, Lord Graham and Margaret Fleming
Husband of Jean Drummond
Father of Robert Graham of Scotston; John Graham, 4th Earl of Montrose; Lilias Graham, Countess of Wigton and Sir William Graham of Braco, 1st Baronet
Half brother of Lady Janet Stewart; John Stewart, 5th Earl of Atholl; Mary Stewart and Lady Jean Campbell

Occupation: Third Earl of Montrose, 5th Lord Fleming
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Biographical Summary

"John, third Earl of Montrose, whose prominence in the family history is next to his grandson, the great Marquess...

...He died at his place of New Montrose 9 November 1608, at the age of sixty-one, and, presumably in virtue of his eminence as a statesman, was accorded burial in the Church of St Giles, Edinburgh...

...He married, in his sixteenth year (contract 24 August 1563), his second cousin Jean, eldest daughter of David, Lord Drummond, the discharge for her tocher of 6000 merks being granted by his grandfather the second Earl. The Countess died in 1595, and was buried at Aberuthven."

SOURCE: The Scots peerage, Vol. VI, page 231-239

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John Graham, 3rd Earl of Montrose's Timeline

Montrose, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Age 22
Kincardene, Blackford, Scotland
Age 26
Kincardine, Blackford, Perth, Scotland
Age 28
Montrose, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
November 9, 1608
Age 61
New Montrose, Forfar, Scotland