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  • ID: I100992
  • _UID: 5D2C6316A6094A2F9181D4935B1F65ED6F08
  • Name: John FLEMING
  • Suffix: , 2nd Lord Fleming
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1465 in Biggar, Lanark, Scotland
  • Death: 1 NOV 1524
  • Note:

    !BARONY OF FLEMING II.2. JOHN (FLEMING), LORD FLEMING [SCT], grandson and heir, being 2nd son, but eventually heir of Malcolm FLEMING, by Eupheme (living 1 June 1493), 2nd daughter of James (LIVINGSTON), 1st LORD LIVINGSTON [SCT], by Marian his wife, which Malcolm was 1st son and heir apparent of the 1st Lord (by his 1st wife), but died v.p., between October 1474. and October 1480, probably in 1477. He succeeded his elder brother, Sir David Fleming, of Monycabo, between 24 October 1480 and 2 May 1482, at which last date he was served heir to him. He was one of the nobles who opposed James III, and, seizing his soil, proclaimed him King in 1488. He occurs in the records of Parliament [SCT] 31 August 1493; was served heir to his grandfather 30 June 1500, and had a charter of Monycabo 8 May 1509. He was on several embassies to France; was vice-admiral of a ship of war, the "Margaret," in 1511; CHAMBERLAIN OF SCOTLAND from 26 January 1516/7 till his death; and was one of the three noblemen appointed in November 1523 as guardians of the King. He married, 1stly, before 5 May 1496, Euphcmc, 5th daughter of John (DRUMMOND), 1st LORD DRUMMOND [SCT], by Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander (LINDSAY), 4th EARL OF CRAWFORD [SCT]. She was poisoned (with two of her sisters) in May 1502, and buried at Dunblane. He married, 2ndly, before 13 February 1508/9 (charter 12 March), Margaret, 1st daughter of Matthew (STEWART), 2nd EARL OF LENNOX [SCT], by Elizabeth, daughter of James (HAMILTON), LORD HAMILTON [SCT]. She was divorced twice, firstly in or about 1509; she remarried after 17 December 1509, when she had Papal dispensation therefor, and was divorced for the second time before 25 October 1515.[b] He married, 3rdly, Agnes, daughter of Sir John SOMERVILLE, of Cambusnethan. He died 1 November 1524, being assassinated while hawking, by John Tweedie, of Drumelzier, and others. His widow married, between December 1526 and January 1528/29, as 3rd wife, George (LESLIE), 4th EARL OF ROTHES, who died 28 November 1558. She died between 18 August 1541 and 10 April 1543. [b] The ground for her first divorce was that she had been raped by John Fleming, son of Fleming of Boghall, and for her second that her husband's cousin german, James Lindsay, had had connexion with her before marriage. She married, before 1 May 1528, Alexander Douglas, of Mains. V.G. Complete Peerage, 5:351.
  • Change Date: 2 JUL 2016



    Father: Malcolm FLEMING b: ABT 1437 in Biggar, Lanark, Scotland
    Mother: Euphame (Eupheme) LIVINGSTON b: ABT 1441 in Biggar, Lanark, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Euphame (Eupheme) DRUMMOND b: 1467 in Cumbernauld, Lanark, Scotland
    • Married: BEF 5 MAY 1496
    • Note:

      !BARONY OF FLEMING II.2. JOHN (FLEMING), LORD FLEMING [SCT], grandson and heir, being 2nd son, but eventually heir of Malcolm FLEMING, by Eupheme (living 1 June 1493), 2nd daughter of James (LIVINGSTON), 1st LORD LIVINGSTON [SCT], by Marian his wife, which Malcolm was 1st son and heir apparent of the 1st Lord (by his 1st wife), but died v.p., between October 1474. and October 1480, probably in 1477. He succeeded his elder brother, Sir David Fleming, of Monycabo, between 24 October 1480 and 2 May 1482, at which last date he was served heir to him. He was one of the nobles who opposed James III, and, seizing his soil, proclaimed him King in 1488. He occurs in the records of Parliament [SCT] 31 August 1493; was served heir to his grandfather 30 June 1500, and had a charter of Monycabo 8 May 1509. He was on several embassies to France; was vice-admiral of a ship of war, the "Margaret," in 1511; CHAMBERLAIN OF SCOTLAND from 26 January 1516/7 till his death; and was one of the three noblemen appointed in November 1523 as guardians of the King. He married, 1stly, before 5 May 1496, Euphcmc, 5th daughter of John (DRUMMOND), 1st LORD DRUMMOND [SCT], by Elizabeth, daughter of Alexander (LINDSAY), 4th EARL OF CRAWFORD [SCT]. She was poisoned (with two of her sisters) in May 1502, and buried at Dunblane. He married, 2ndly, before 13 February 1508/9 (charter 12 March), Margaret, 1st daughter of Matthew (STEWART), 2nd EARL OF LENNOX [SCT], by Elizabeth, daughter of James (HAMILTON), LORD HAMILTON [SCT]. She was divorced twice, firstly in or about 1509; she remarried after 17 December 1509, when she had Papal dispensation therefor, and was divorced for the second time before 25 October 1515.[b] He married, 3rdly, Agnes, daughter of Sir John SOMERVILLE, of Cambusnethan. He died 1 November 1524, being assassinated while hawking, by John Tweedie, of Drumelzier, and others. His widow married, between December 1526 and January 1528/29, as 3rd wife, George (LESLIE), 4th EARL OF ROTHES, who died 28 November 1558. She died between 18 August 1541 and 10 April 1543. [b] The ground for her first divorce was that she had been raped by John Fleming, son of Fleming of Boghall, and for her second that her husband's cousin german, James Lindsay, had had connexion with her before marriage. She married, before 1 May 1528, Alexander Douglas, of Mains. V.G. Complete Peerage, 5:351.
    Children
    1. Has Children Malcolm FLEMING b: 1496 in Cumbernauld, Lanark, Scotland

    Marriage 2 Margaret STUART b: ABT 1494
    • Married: bef 13 Feb 1508/09
    • Divorced: 25 OCT 1515
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret FLEMING b: ABT 1512

    Marriage 3 Agnes SOMERVILLE b: ABT 1500
    • Married: ABT 1520
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