Name: Rory Mor Mackenzie
Suffix: 1st of Achilty
Death: 17 MAR 1533 in Beauly
Change Date: 4 APR 2003
A most powerful man, and numerous instances of his prowess are still related among his countrymen, the most noted of which was his defeat of the famous Italian champion before King James V.
He married, first, a daughter of Farquhar MacEachainn Maclean, with issue ?
1. Alastair Roy, his heir and successor.
2. Alastair Dubh, who died without issue.
3. John Roy, who married, with issue.
He married, secondly, a lady of the name of Grant, widow of Ross of Balnagown, also with issue.
By a daughter of William Dubh Macleod he had four natural sons, the eldest of whom, Murdoch, legitimatised by James V. in 1539, was progenitor of the family of Fairburn.
Father: Kenneth Mackenzie b: 1452
Mother: Agnes Fraser
- Murdoch Mackenzie b: 1525