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Marion Henderson (Scott)

Also Known As: "Widow Scott of Balwearie"
Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Balwearie, Fifeshire, Scotland
Death: April 20, 1566 (67)
Glemsford, Suffolk, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Scott and Elizabeth Scott
Wife of George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell and Alexander Scott
Mother of Janet Carnegie; Marion Hay and Elizabeth Henderson

Managed by: Oliver Marcus Stedall
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About Marion Henderson

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Marion Scott:

Marion Scott of Balwearie [1]

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  • Last Edited=2 Mar 2012

Marion Scott of Balwearie married, firstly, Alexander Scott.

She married, secondly, George Henderson, 2nd of Fordell, son of James Henderson, 1st of Fordell and Helen Baty, in 1539.[1] From 1539, her married name became Henderson.[1]

Child of Marion Scott of Balwearie and Alexander Scott

  • 1. Elizabeth Scott+[1]


  • 1. [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 1864. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

From Wikipedia: ref:

"The lands of Fordell were given to the Henderson family by King James IV in 1511, and the castle was built in 1567 on the site of an earlier structure.[1] Mary, Queen of Scots, stayed here when Marion Scott, one of her ladies-in-waiting, married George Henderson, the laird."

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Marion Henderson's Timeline

Balwearie, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 20
Buccleuch Fifeshire,,,Scotland
Age 42
Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland
Age 50
April 20, 1566
Age 67
Glemsford, Suffolk, England