Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

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John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

Birthplace: Glamis Castle, Forfarshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of John Lyon of Glamis and Lady Jean Stewart, Princess of Scotland
Husband of Elizabeth Graham
Father of Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis; David Lyon and Michael Lyon
Half brother of Robert Keith; Sir James Sandilands of Calder; Miss Sandilands and Iain Lord of the Isles Mc Donald

Occupation: Knight
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About Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Sir John Lyon of Glamis

Sir John Lyon of Glamis [1]

  • M, #108056,
  • d. 1435
  • Last Edited=8 Apr 2008

Sir John Lyon of Glamis married Elizabeth Graham, daughter of Patrick Graham, Earl of Strathearn and Eupheme Stewart, Countess of Caithness.[1]

He died in 1435.[1] He was buried at Scone, Perthshire, Scotland.

He was the son of Sir John Lyon of Glamis and Lady Jean Stewart.[1]

He was invested as a Knight.[1]

Child of Sir John Lyon of Glamis and Elizabeth Graham

  • 1. Patrick Lyon, 1st Lord Glamis+ d. 21 Mar 1459


  • 1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 222. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

From the English Wikipedia page on John Lyon, Lord of Glamis, his father:

Sometime in 1376, Sir John Lyon married Princess Johanna, daughter of Robert II and Elizabeth Mure, daughter of Sir Adam Mure of Rowallan. The Princess was the widow of Sir John Keith, eldest son of the Earl Marischal. After Sir John Lyon's death, Johanna married Sir James Sandilands. Sir John Lyon and the Princess had only one child, another Sir John Lyon.

On 28 June 1445, his grandson, Patrick Lyon was created Lord Glamis. In 1606, Patrick, 9th Lord Glamis was created Earl of Kinghorne.

Sir John Lyon is an ancestor of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. (formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon), meaning that the current British monarch is also descended from him.

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Sir John Lyon of Glamis, Kt.'s Timeline

Glamis Castle, Forfarshire, Scotland
Age 22
Glamis, Forfarshire, Scotland
Age 24
Glamis, Angus, Scotland
Age 26
Glamis, Angus, Scotland
Age 55
Scone, Perthshire, Scotland