Mark Kerr of Cessford, Abbot of Newbattle

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Mark Kerr of Cessford, Abbot of Newbattle

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Cessford, The Scottish Borders
Death: August 29, 1584 (64-72)
Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Andrew Kerr, Kt., of Cessford and Agnes Chrichton
Husband of Lady Helen Leslie and Anna Forbes
Father of William Kerr; Catherine Kerr; Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian; George Kerr; Andrew Kerr, of Fentoun and Romanno Grange and 2 others
Brother of Isabel Kerr; Sir Walter Kerr, Kt., of Cessford; Katherine Ker of Kerr; Margaret Kerr and Andrew Ker

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About Mark Kerr of Cessford, Abbot of Newbattle

Abbot of Newbattle, Midlothian, in the ancient Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Andrews, about seven miles from Edinburgh.


about - Mark Kerr

Mark Kerr was the son of Sir Andrew Kerr and Agnes Crichton. He died on 29 August 1584.

Children of Mark Kerr and Helen Leslie

1.Mark Kerr, 1st Earl of Lothian+ d. 8 Apr 1609

2.Andrew Kerr

3.George Kerr

4.William Kerr

5.Catherine Kerr+ d. Mar 1600


Burke's landed gentry of Great Britain: together with members of the titled ... By Peter Beauclerk Dewar Pg.770

about - Mark Kerr

The Universal magazine, Volume 60 Pg. 264


Encyclopedia Britannica Pg.18

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Mark Kerr of Cessford, Abbot of Newbattle's Timeline

Cessford, The Scottish Borders
Age 30
Age 39
Banbury, Newbottle, Scotland
February 20, 1558
Age 42
Prestongrange, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 45
Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland
August 29, 1584
Age 68
Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland
Age 68