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  • ID: I19406
  • Name: Alexander "The Tiger" LINDSAY , 4th Earl Crawford 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1421 in Glenesk, Angusshire, Scotland
  • Death: SEP 1453 in Finhaven, Angusshire, Scotland 1 2
  • Note:
    Alexander de Lindsay, 4th Earl of Crawford, "Earl Beardie" or "The Tiger", hereditary Sheriff of Forfar as well as of Aberdeenshire, Ambassador to England 1451, rebelled against James II 1452 but defeated at Battle of Brechin, following which he was stripped of his title (pardoned 1453); married Margaret (later wife of William Wallace of Cragie). [Burke's Peerage]


    Sir Alexander Lindsay, "The Tiger", 4th Earl of Crawford, d. Sep 1453, sheriff of Aberdeenshire 1445-1452, Ambassador to England 1451, Guardian of the Marches 1453; m. as her 1st husband Margaret Dunbar, d. bet July 1498 & Jan 1499/1500, daughter of Sir David Dunbar of Cockburn. [Magna Charta Sureties]

    Father: David LINDSAY , 3rd Earl of Crawford, Sir b: ABT 1405 in Crawford, Clydesdale, Lanarkshire, Scotland
    Mother: Marjory OGILVY b: ABT 1400 in Auchterhouse, Angusshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Margaret DUNBAR , Heiress of Cockburn b: ABT 1423 in Cockburnspath, Berwickshire, Scotland
    • Married: in 1st husband 2
    1. Has Children David LINDSAY , 5th Earl Crawford, Duke Montrose b: ABT 1440 in Crawford, Lanarkshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children Elizabeth LINDSAY b: ABT 1448 in Crawford, Clydesdale, Lanarkshire, Scotland

    1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 701
    2. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 43d-11
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