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About Margaret Livingston

LADY MARGARET LIVINGSTON, COUNTESS OF ORKNEY

Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, married Margaret Livingston, the wealthy widow of Sir Lewis Bellenden and a daughter of the Lord Livingston, After squandering her fortune, Patrick left her to die in poverty. They had no children, though Patrick did have several bastards:[3]

Evidence from the National Records of Scotland

20 May 1601: Letter from Margaret Levingstoun, [daughter of 6th lord Livingston, second wife of Patrick Stewart, earl of Orkney], countess of Orkney, to [7th] lord Levingstoun, her brother. Recommending bearer of the letter, John Burne National Records of Scotlans, Livingston Papers, reference RH15/12/8

Source References

  • Source: Balfour Paul, Sir James, in The Scots Peerage, Volume VI (Edinburgh, 1909),  pp. 575-7
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Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland
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