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  • ID: I19503
  • Name: Ninian 3rd Lord ROSS , of Halkhead 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: BEF 24 OCT 1492 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland 2
  • Death: FEB 1555/56 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland 1
  • Note:
    BARONY of ROSS of HALKHEAD (III) 1513

    Ninian Ross, Lord Ross of Halkhead, 1st son and heir, had sasine of the barony of Melville, of lands in Renfrew, and of Tarbert, 24 Oct and 24 Nov 1513, 24 Feb 1513/4; PC before 12 Jul 1514; sat frequently as a Lord of Parliament from 1515 to 1540; one of the nobles, who, in 1515, despatched Ambassadors to France to endeavor to arrange for Scotland to be included in the pacification with England; summoned to be at Deridounlaws to resist the English, 25 Jun 1523; protested against Albany's departure for France, 25 May 1524; one of the Lords to accompany James V to the south parts of the realm, 27 Jun 1526; ratified a treaty with England, 30 Jun 1534; witnessed the ratification of the forfeiture of John Lyon, Lord Glamis, 10 Dec 1540; summoned before the PC for "deforsing" two messengers, 13 Sep 1553.

    He m. 1stly, before 15 Nov 1515, when they had a charter of the lands of Tarbert, co. Ayr, Janet, probably a daughter of Matthew Stewart, 2nd Earl of Lennox. He m. 2ndly (contract 12 Dec 1523), Elizabeth, widow of William Hay, 5th Earl of Erroll, youngest daughter of William Ruthven, 1st Lord Ruthven, by his 2nd wife, Christian, only daughter of William Forbes, 3rd Lord Forbes. She d. before 20 Jul 1529. He m. 3rdly (contract 9 Dec 1529), Elizabeth, widow of John Stewart, 3rd Earl of Lennox, daughter of John Stewart, 1st Earl of Atholl, uterine brother of James II, by his 2nd wife, Eleanor, daughter of William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness. He m. 4thly, Janet Montgomery, who survived him. He d. in Feb 1555/6. [Complete Peerage XI:157-8]




    Father: John 2nd Lord ROSS , of Halkhead, Sir b: ABT 1472 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    Mother: Christian EDMONSTONE b: ABT 1473 in Duntreath Castle, Strathblane, Stirlingshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Janet STUART b: ABT 1498 in Darnley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    • Married: 15 NOV 1515 in 1st wife 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Robert ROSS , Master of Halkhead b: ABT 1517 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children James 4th Lord ROSS , of Halkhead, Sir b: ABT 1520 in Hawkhead, Renfrewshire, Scotland

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth RUTHVEN b: ABT 1500 in Hunting Tower aka. Ruthven Castle, Perthshire, Scotland
    • Married: 12 DEC 1523 in 2nd husband 2nd wife 1

    Marriage 3 Elizabeth STEWART b: ABT 1494 in Balvenie Castle, Glen Fiddich, Fifeshire, Scotland
    • Married: 9 DEC 1529 in 2nd husband 3rd wife 1

    Marriage 4 Janet MONTGOMERY b: ABT 1510 in Scotland
    • Married: BEF 1555 in 4th wife 3

    Sources:
    1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:157-8
    2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:157-8
      Text: had sasine of lands 24 Oct 1513 (of age)
    3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: XI:157-8
      Text: no date, 4th wife
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