Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I4430
  • Name: James Skene
  • Suffix: 6th of Skene
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1411
  • Note: Born after father?s death in battle. 1
  • Death: 1461
  • Note:

    Married the widow of Fraser of Corntoun.
    [And she was mother of Alexander?]
    As early as 1428 the widow of Thomas Fraser of Cornton, who had married, as her second husband, James Skene of Skene, was bringing to him the yearly sum of %6 13 4 from the Crown for her interest in the lands of Cornton. It was presumably her son, also Thomas Fraser, who received &20 annually from 1435 to 1450 for the Crown?s possession. From 1451 until 1454 this payment was exchanged for the rents of Muckwale (Muchall) which had formed part of the estates of the Earldom of Mar.
  • _UID: 9297180236094DBEB9314DF0D9FAEA81F242
  • Change Date: 25 MAR 2011

    Father: Adam Skene
    Mother: Janet Keith

    Marriage 1 1st wife of James Skene
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Alexander Skene

    Marriage 2 Egidia Moray
    • Married:

    1. Type: Book
      Periodical: Memorials of the Family of Skene of Skene
      Author: William Forbes Skene
      Publication: Spalding Club
      Date: 1887
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