Alexander Sutherland

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Alexander Sutherland

Birthdate: (29)
Death: circa 1520 (25-33) (Killed in a skirmish)
Immediate Family:

Son of John, 8th Earl of Sutherland; John Sutherland and Margaret Fingole thane Calder
Father of John Sutherland
Half brother of Elizabeth Sutherland, 10th Countess of Sutherland and John, 9th Earl of Sutherland

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About Alexander Sutherland

'Burke's Peerage The 8th Earl married 2nd Margaret, seemingly widow of John Munro, 11th of Foulis (see MUNRO OF FOULIS-OBSDALE, Bt), and allegedly daughter of Sir William Calder of Calder, and (?)by her(?) had:

  • 21(c) Alexander Sutherland, died 1520.

B-P (possibly an illegitimate s); initially disputed right to the Earldom with his half-bro, claiming an entail existed by which the title passed to him, but waived his claim July 1509 (he never produced the entail, so its very existence must remain doubtful); born 1498; married the daughter of Iye Roy Mackay of Strathnaver and was killed in a skirmish c 1520, leaving issue

He is said to have married a Mackay, and had a son:

  • 21(c)1 John Sutherland.
  • 21(d) George Sutherland.
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Age 27
Age 29