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Margaret Keith

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Inverugie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1556 (30-46)
Scotland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Keith of Inverugie and Janet Gray
Wife of William Keith
Mother of Sir William Keith, Lord of Keith; Agnes Keith, Countess of Moray; Allison Keith; Alexander Keith of Troup; Barbara Forbes and 10 others
Sister of Elizabeth Keith
Half sister of Alison Charteris; John of Cuthil-Gurdy Charteris and Patrick Charteris

Managed by: Gwyneth McNeil
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About Margaret Keith

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Margaret Keith:

Margaret Keith[1]

  • F, #109627
  • Last Edited=29 Mar 2009

Margaret Keith was the daughter of Alexander Keith and Janet Gray.[2]

She married William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal, son of Robert Keith, Master of Marischal and Lady Elizabeth Douglas, before June 1538.[1],[3]

Children of Margaret Keith and William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal

  • 1.Lady Alison Keith [3] d. Aug 1567
  • 2.William Keith, Master of Marischal+[2] d. bt 9 Aug 1580 - 10 Aug 1580
  • 3.Lady Anne Keith+[1] d. 16 Jul 1588
  • 4.Lady Agnes Keith+[3] d. c 1548
  • 5.Robert Keith, 1st Lord Altrie [4] b. c 1529, d. bt 18 Mar 1596 - 19 May 1596


  • 1.[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IX, page 183. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume VIII, page 479.
  • 3.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2195. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 4.[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 117.


  • Margaret Keith1,2
  • F, #2919
  • Father Sir William Keith2 d. bt 1518 - 1521
  • Mother Margaret Gray
  • Margaret Keith was born at of Inverugie, Scotland. She married William Keith, 4th Earl Marischal, son of Robert Keith, Lord Keith and Elizabeth (Beatrix) Douglas, circa 30 June 1538.2
  • Family William Keith, 4th Earl Marischal b. c 1506, d. 7 Oct 1581
  • Children
    • Elizabeth Keith+
    • Agnes Keith+3,2 d. 16 Jul 1588
    • Mary Keith4
    • Alison Keith4 d. Aug 1567
    • Beatrice Keith4
    • Janet Keith+5
    • Margaret Keith4
    • William Keith, Lord of Keith+4 d. 9 Aug 1580
    • Barbara Keith+6 d. b 1584
    • Alexander Keith4
    • Robert Keith, Lord of Altrie4 b. c 1537
    • Isobel Keith+ b. c 1550, d. Aug 1595
  • Citations
  • [S183] Unknown author, Burke's Peerage, 1938, p. 1459.
  • [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, p. 599-600.
  • [S11563] The Scots Peerage, Vol. I, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p. 345.
  • [S11581] Burke's Dormant & Extinct Peerages, p. 303.
  • [S11566] The Scots Peerage, Vol. IV, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p. 125.
  • [S11566] The Scots Peerage, Vol. IV, edited by Sir James Balfour Paul, p. 73-74.
  • From:


SOURCES: LDS FHL Ancestal File # (


  • "Ancestors/Descendants of Royal Lines" (Contributors: F. L. Jacquier (History of Charlemagne by Christian Settipani);
  • L. Orlandini,
  • Manuel Abranches de Soveral,
  • Reynaud de Paysac,
  • F.L. J P de Palmas (Aurejac et Tournemire; Frankish line; The Complete Peerage},
  • Jacquier (Genealogy of Lewis Carroll),
  • Justin Swanstrom,
  • The Royal Families of England Scotland & Wales by Burkes Peerage;
  • Debrett's Peerage & Baronage;
  • Table of descendants French Canadian Genealogical Society;
  • Families of Monfort-sur-Risle & Bertrand de Bricquebec;
  • The Dukes of Normandy, XXXXI),
  • A. Brabant ("Dynastie Montmorency, Michel d'Herbigny),
  • Paul Leportier,
  • Claude Barret,
  • H.R. Moser (Burke Peerage),
  • O.Guionneau,
  • L.B. de Rouge,
  • E. Polti,
  • N. Danican (Britain's Royal Families; Buthlaw, Succession of Strathclyde, the Armorial 1961-62)
  • A.Terlinden (Genealogy of the existing British Peerage, 1842),
  • L. Gustavsson,
  • C. Cheneaux,
  • E. Lodge,
  • S. Bontron (Brian Tompsett),
  • R. Dewkinandan,
  • H. de la Villarmois,
  • C. Donadello;
  • Scevole de Livonniere,
  • H. de la Villarmois,
  • I. Flatmoen,
  • P. Ract Madoux (History of Morhange; Leon Maujean; Annuaire de Lorraine, 1926; La Galissonniere: Elections d'Arques et Rouen),
  • Jean de Villoutreys (ref: Georges Poull), E. Wilkerson-Theaux (Laura Little),
  • O. Auffray,
  • A. Brabant (Genealogy of Chauvigny of Blot from "Chanoine Prevost Archiviste du Diocese de Troyes Union Typographique Domois Cote-d'Or 1925),
  • Emmanuel Arminjon (E Levi-Provencal Histoire de l'Espagne Andalouse),
  • Y. Gazagnes-Gazanhe,
  • R. Sekulovich and J.P. de Palmas ("notes pierfit et iconographie Insecula", Tournemire),
  • H de Riberolles (Base Tournemire),
  • Franck Veillon...........




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Margaret Keith's Timeline

Inverugie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 9
Probably Dunottar, Kincardineshire, Scotland
July 14, 1530
Age 12
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Age 14
Dunottar, Kincardineshire,, Scotland
Age 14
Age 17
Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 17
Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age 17
Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 20
Scotland, United Kingdom