James Skene, of Wester Corse
Wester Corse, Aberdeenshire.
says this is in the parish of Coull, which is just to the SW of here.
So it is NOT the
Corse near Huntly, further to the N in Aberdeenshire.
, born est c.1505,
purchased estate of Wester Corse
this is near Oldmill,
W of Corse Castle
NW of Lumphanan
W of Aberdeen,
mar Janet Lumsden
Robert II, King of Scotland
and of Henry I
- Robert Skene,
born est c.1535,
of Belhelvie, N of Aberdeen,
an estate which included Potterton,
mar 1stly to --- Ædie,
burgess of Aberdeen 1571,
his wife died pre-1574,
mar 2ndly, 6th July 1574, at Forbes, to Margrett Forbes,
had issue by 1st wife:
- David Skene, of the Mill of Potterton,
born est c.1560.
- Gilbert Skene, M.D.,
physician to James VI, no issue,
[Burkes Extinct Baronetage] is WRONG to have him
as father of David of Potterton.
- Sir John Skene, of Curriehill,
celebrated lawyer in reign of James VI,
- Sir James Skene, 1st Baronet, of Curriehill,
cr by Charles I
between 1625 and 1630,
- Sir John Skene, 2nd Baronet, title extinct.