Alexander, Master of Sutherland

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Alexander Sutherland

Also Known As: "de Moravia"
Birthdate: (23)
Birthplace: Dunbeath, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: circa 1456 (15-31)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John de Moravia, 7th Earl of Sutherland and Margaret Magdaline Baillie
Husband of Mariotta Sutherland
Brother of John, 8th Earl of Sutherland; Nicholas Sutherland; Thomas Beg Sutherland; Janet Dunbar of Westfield and Robert Sutherland
Half brother of Thomas Mor Sutherland

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About Alexander, Master of Sutherland

Alexander, Master of Sutherland, who is named as such in a charter by Alexander, Earl of Ross, granted at Inverness 10 October 1444. It is apparently he who is named in the safe-conduct of 3 February 1444-45, already cited, but he must have died before February 1455-56, when his father resigned the earldom to his brother John.[8]

[8] Sutherland Book, iii. 28-32. Page 5 No. 20 - a

20(a) Alexander, Master of Sutherland, died v.p. and s.p. before 1456.

Burke's Peerage entry -

JOHN SUTHERLAND, 7th Earl of Sutherland; born c 1390; knighted 1408; married by 1342 Margaret (died 1510), a famous beauty, daughter of Sir William Baillie of Lamington, and had:

1a Alexander, Master of Sutherland; died in the lifetime of the father by 22 Feb 1455/6

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Dunbeath, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 23