Name: George Leslie
Given Name: George
Suffix: (4th Earl of Rothes)
Birth: Abt 1476 in Rothes, Elginshire, , Scotland
Death: 28 Nov 1558 in Dieppe, Seine Maritime, Haute Normandie, France
Change Date: 7 Feb 2012 at 19:42
George was a Scottish nobleman and diplomat.
George became Earl of Rothes after his father's death at the Battle of Flodden. The title had previously been possesed by his uncle, William Leslie, the 2nd Earl. On 1 April 1517 he and his wife redeemed by purchase family lands which James IV of Scotland had sold to Andrew Barton.
Sheriff of Fife from 1529 to 1540 and a Lord of Session from 1541 and a Lord of the Articles from 1544, he was tried for the murder of Cardinal Beaton and acquitted. He was ambassador to Denmark in 1550, and died at Dieppe, France in 1558.
Father: William Leslie
Mother: Margaret Janet Balfour
Agnes Somerville b: Abt 1500 in Cambusnethan, , Lanarkshire, Scotland
29 Jan 1530
in Rothesay, Bute Island, Bute, Scotland
- Change Date:
15 Jul 2008
- James Leslie
- Helen Leslie
- Andrew Leslie b: Abt 1534 in Rothesay, Bute Island, Bute, Scotland
- Agnes Leslie b: Abt 1539 in Rothesay, Bute Island, Bute, Scotland