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Janet Livingston

Also Known As: "Lady Janet", "Dame Livingston Bruce"
Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Callender, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord Livingston of Callendar and Agnes Douglas of Morton
Wife of Alexander Bruce of Airth
Mother of Lady Elizabeth Bruce; Robert Bruce, Min. of St Giles; Lady Marion of Airth Menteith; Sir William Bruce of Airth; John Bruce and 1 other
Sister of William Livingstone, 6th Lord of Callendar; Thomas Livingston of Haining; Hon. Mary Livingston; Hon John Livingston, Master of Livingston; Elizabeth Livingston and 3 others

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About Janet Livingston

Janet Livingston is the daughter of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord Livingston.1 She married Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth, son of Robert Bruce of Airth and Janet Forrester.1


  • Janet Livingston1
  • F, #185123
  • Last Edited=26 Feb 2006
  • Janet Livingston is the daughter of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord Livingston.1 She married Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth, son of Robert Bruce of Airth and Janet Forrester.1
  • Her married name became Bruce.
  • Children of Janet Livingston and Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth
    • 1.William Bruce+1
    • 2.Reverend Robert Bruce+
  • Citations
  • 1.[S37] Volume 1, page 547. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p18513.htm#i185123

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  • 'Bruce08'I
  • Families covered: Bruce of Airth, Bruce of Kinnaird, Bruce of Stenhouse
  • Most of the upper section of this page was previously within the old version of Bruce02. It was redone in June 2007 as part of a review of various Bruce families. See here for more details.
  • Sir Edward Bruce of Airth
  • m. (by 1417) Agnes Airth (dau of Sir William Airth of Airth)
    • 1. Sir Robert Bruce of Airth (d 01.1450)
    • m. Janet Livingston (dau of Sir Alexander Livingston of Callendar)
      • A. Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth and Stenhouse (d 1488)
      • m. Margaret or Janet Forrester (dau of Sir Malcolm Forrester, 3rd of Torwood)
        • i. John Bruce of Stenhouse (dvp by 1483)
        • m. (1471) Elizabeth Menteith (dau of William Menteith of Kerse)
          • a. Sir Robert Bruce of Airth and Stenhouse (d 10.1513)
          • m. Euphemia Montgomery (dau of Alexander Montgomery, 2nd Lord)
            • (1) Robert Bruce of Airth (d by 14.11.1561)
            • m1. (by 09.09.1523) Janet Forrester (dau of Sir Walter Forrester of Carden)
              • (A) Sir Alexander Bruce of Airth (d 16.03.1600)
              • m. Janet Livingston (d 04.10.1599, dau of Alexander Livingston, 5th Lord)
                • (i) William Bruce (dvp 1597)
                • m. (1582) Jane Fleming (d 10.1630, dau of John Fleming, 5th Lord)
  • Main source(s): BP1934 (Bruce of Stenhouse), RedBookScot (Perthshire, Bruce of Airth + Bruce of Kinnaird (1st Family))
  • From: Stirnet.com

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XV. ALEXANDER, fifth lord Livingston, married, 2dly, lady Agnes Douglas, daughter of John second earl of Morton, by whom he had three sons and four daughters -

2. Janet, married to sir Alexander Bruce of Airth.

source: page 413 "The peerage of Scotland: containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom,"... collected from the public records, and ancient chartularies of this nation, ... Illustrated with copper-plates. By Robert Douglas, Esq;. Douglas, Robert, Sir, 1694-1770.


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Janet Livingston's Timeline

1532
1532
Callender, Stirlingshire, Scotland
1549
1549
Age 17
Scotland
1552
1552
Age 20
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1552
Age 20
Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
1554
1554
Age 22
Airth, Scotland
1558
1558
Age 26
Airth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1565
1565
Age 33
Airth, Sterlingshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
1599
October 4, 1599
Age 67
Airth, Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Scotland
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