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Keith, Earl Marischal of Scotland

Of the family Keith, hereditary Marischals of Scotland:

Sir William Keith.
He mar Margaret Fraser [descendant of David I, King of Scotland and of Henry I].
Marischal of Scotland 1354.
He died 1407-1410.
They had issue:

  1. Sir Robert Keith, Marischal of Scotland,
    had issue:

    1. William Keith, 1st Earl Marischal,
      cr Earl Marischal 1457,
      had issue:

      1. Egidia de Keith,
        mar James Forbes, 2nd Baron Forbes and had issue.

  2. Sir Alexander Keith, of Grandown.
    He mar Marjory Stuart [dau of Robert II, King of Scotland and descendant of Henry I].
    They had issue:

    1. Christina Keith,
      mar Sir Patrick Ogilvy,
      had issue:

      1. Margaret Ogilvy, mar Sir John Oliphant and had issue.

Janet Keith (who married Adam Skene, Laird of Skene)


Extract from p.15 of [Skene, 1887].
This says that Adam Skene, Laird of Skene, married before the Battle of Harlaw, 1411, to Janet Keith, "daughter of Earl Marischal of Scotland".
Skene supported his father-in-law in the battle. He was killed in the battle.
Who Janet is is unconfirmed.

  1. Janet Keith,
    mar Adam Skene, 5th Laird of Skene [died 1411] and had issue.

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