Sir John Grant, 5th Earl of Freuchie

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John Grant of Freuchie

Birthplace: Freuchie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Inverdruie, Inverness-Shire, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Duncan Grant, younger of Freuchie and Margaret Mackintosh
Husband of Lillias Murray
Father of Jean Grant of Freuchie; Agnes Mackintosh; Sir John Grant, 6th Earl of Freuchie; Lillias Grant; Katherine Grant and 2 others
Brother of Patrick Og Grant of Easter Elchies; Robert Grant of Lurg; James Grant of Logie; Duncan Grant and Elizabeth Grant of Freuchie

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About Sir John Grant, 5th Earl of Freuchie

He was 5th Laird of Freuchie. He was infeft in the lands of Corriemony and others in 1582. He succeeded his grandfather in the estate of Freuchie before 1586. In 1590 he and others were exempted from the Earl of Huntly's commission of justiciary. In 1590 he entered into a bond to keep good rule in the Highlands. In 1592 he received a commission of justiciary. In 1609, he acquired from James, Earl of Moray, the Lordship of Abernethy, and from Thomas Nairn of Cromdale, the lands of Cromdale. He received numerous bonds of manrent from members of his clan, and entered into various similar contracts with neighbouring barons. In 1613 he took part against the Macgregors, and the same year he and his clan received a general remission for all offences. In 1620 he and his son, Sir John Grant of Mulben, were appointed deputy-commissioners against the gypsies.

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Sir John Grant, 5th Earl of Freuchie's Timeline

Freuchie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 23
Andcromarty, Ross-shire, Scotland
September 29, 1594
Age 26
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
August 17, 1596
Age 28
Freuchie, Fife, Scotland
Age 31
Freuchie, Fife, Scotland
Age 36
Freuchie, Fife, Scotland
Age 50
September 20, 1622
Age 54
Inverdruie, Inverness-Shire, United Kingdom