Robert Kerr, Abbot at Kelso, Scotland

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Robert Kerr

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Birthplace: Altonburn, Scotland
Death: Died
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Son of Andrew Kerr, of Auldbounburn and Cessford and Margaret Tweedie
Husband of Margaret (Marjorie) Clifford
Father of Thomas Carr
Brother of Baron Thomas Kerr of Smailholm later of Ferniehurst; Margaret Kerr, Countess of Erroll; William Kerr of Yair and Ralph Kerr, Abbot at Kelso, Scotland
Half brother of Walter Kerr, Laird of Cessford and Andrew Ker of Cessford

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About Robert Kerr, Abbot at Kelso, Scotland

In 1468 Robert Ker, the 4th son of Andrew Ker of Cessford was appointed Abbot of Kelso Abbey, founded as a Tironensian house in 1128. Robert remained Abbot until 1503 and members of the Cessford Kers certainly benefitted from his important and powerful position. source http://clankerr.co.uk/a%20visit%20to%20jedburgh/kelso%20abbey.html

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Robert Kerr, Abbot at Kelso, Scotland's Timeline

1446
1446
Altonburn, Scotland
1469
1469
Age 23
1505
July 24, 1505
Age 59