Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell

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David Lindsay

Also Known As: "of/ Edzell (qv)", "10th Earl of Crawford"
Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: December 15, 1610 (55-63)
Scotland, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of David Lindsay, 9th Earl of Crawford and Katherine Campbell, Countess of Crawford
Husband of Helen Lindsay and Isobel Forbes
Father of Helen Elin Swinbourne; David Lindsay of Edzell; Margaret Lindsay; John Lindsay; Alexander Lindsay of Canterland and 1 other
Brother of Robert Lindsay, Laird of Balhall; John Lindsay of Balcarres, Lord Menmuir and Margaret Lindsay
Half brother of James Ogilvy, 5th Lord Ogilvy of Airlie; Alexander Ogilvy of Arlie and Walter Ogilvy

Occupation: Lord Edzell
Managed by: Erskine Stuart Richard Guinness
Last Updated:

About Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell:

Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell [1]

  • M, #20489,
  • d. December 1610
  • Last Edited=29 Sep 2008
  • Consanguinity Index=0.01%

Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell married, firstly, Lady Helen Lindsay, daughter of David Lindsay, 10th Earl of Crawford and Margaret Bethune.[2]

He married, secondly, Isobel Forbes, daughter of Arthur Forbes of Logie and Balfour, on 1 December 1585.[2]

He died in December 1610.[2]

He was the son of David Lindsay, 9th Earl of Crawford and Katherine Campbell.[1]

  • He held the office of Lord of Session [Scotland].[2]
  • He was styled as Lord Edzell [Scottish Law Lord].[2]
  • He lived at Edzell, Brechin, Angus, Scotland.[3]

Child of Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell and Isobel Forbes

  • 1. Margaret Lindsay+[2]

Children of Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell and Lady Helen Lindsay

  • 1. David Lindsay of Edzell+[2]
  • 2. Alexander Lindsay+[2]
  • 3. Margaret Lindsay+[3] d. 9 Jul 1614


  • 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 III, page 515. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [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 1, page 952. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 399.
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Sir David Lindsay, Lord Edzell's Timeline

Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Age 20
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Age 21
Brechin, Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 24
Edzell, Angus, Scotland
Age 47
Probably Benholm, Kincardineshire, Scotland
December 15, 1610
Age 59
Scotland, (Present UK)