The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I18829
  • Name: Robert 1st Baron ERSKINE , 12th Earl of Mar 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1372 in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
  • Death: BEF 6 NOV 1452 3
  • Note:
    Robert Erskine, de jure 12th Earl of Mar (retoured heir to Isabel Douglas, 11th Countess of Mar, 22 April and 16 Oct 1438 as regards half the estates, enfeoffed thereto 21 Nov 1438; the rest of the estates were claimed by the junior coheir Sir Robert Lyle and by his successors up to 1452; the de jure 12th Earl as senior coheir had a right to Kildrummy Castle and its immediate lands, which carried with it according to the doctrine of the day the full dignity of the Earldom, but the Crown continued to hold Kildrummy and its immediate lands, meanwhile drawing their rents, and withheld recognition of Robert as 12th Earl), also 1st Lord Erskine, so created by 1438. [Burke's Peerage]

    Note: Robert's great grandmother (on maternal sides) was Ellen of Mar, sister of Donald 8th Earl of Mar.

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    Robert Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine, who assumed the title of Earl of Mar, d. bet. 7 Sep 1451 & 6 Nov 1452. [Magna Charta Sureties]




    Father: Thomas ERSKINE , Sir b: ABT 1340 in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Mother: Janet KEITH b: ABT 1348 in Synton, Selkirkshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth LINDSAY b: ABT 1383 in Crawford, Clydesdale, Lanarkshire, Scotland
    • Married: AFT 20 DEC 1400 4
    Children
    1. Has Children Elizabeth ERSKINE b: ABT 1401 in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children Christian ERSKINE b: ABT 1402 in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    3. Has Children Thomas 2nd Baron ERSKINE , 13th Earl of Mar b: BEF 1418 in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 42b-9, 43e-9
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1853
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 42b-9
    4. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 41b-9
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