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Montgomerie, Lord (S, 1445)


Creation: let.pat. bef. 3 Jul 1445


Family name: Montgomerie




See Earl of Eglinton



Alexander [Montgomerie], 1st Lord Montgomerie

son and heir of Sir John Montgomerie of Ardrossan, by his first wife Agnes of the Isles


bef. 1413


Margaret Boyd (d. after 16 Sep 1453), sister of Robert [Boyd], 1st Lord Boyd, and 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas Boyd of Kilmarnock


1. Alexander Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie, Bailie of Cunyngham 1447/8 (dvp. 1452), mar. Elizabeth Hepburn, sister of Patrick [Hepburn], 1st Lord Hailes, and 1st dau. of Sir Adam Hepburn of Hailes by his wife Janet Borthwick, dau. of Sir William Borthwick, and had issue:

1a. Alexander Montgomerie, Master of Montgomerie (b. c. 1445 ; dva. c. 1468), mar. bef. 1459 Catherine Kennedy, 1st dau. of Gilbert [Kennedy], 1st Lord Kennedy, by his first wife Catherine Maxwell, dau. by his first wife of Herbert [Maxwell], 1st Lord Maxwell, and had issue:

1b. Hugh Montgomerie, later 2nd Lord Montgomerie later 1st Earl of Eglinton

2b. John Montgomerie, mar. ..... Ramsay, dau. of ..... Ramsay of Monfode

3b. James Montgomerie

1b. Eupheme Montgomerie, mar. Sir Robert Bruce of Airth

2a. Robert Montgomerie of Braidstane, mar., and had issue

3a. Hugh Montgomerie of Hazlehead, mar., and had issue

1a. Margaret Montgomerie (d. after 2 May 1478), mar. bef. 14 Jul 1467 as his second wife Alexander [Home], 1st Lord Home, and had issue

2. George Montgomerie of Skelmorlie, mar., and had issue

3. Thomas Montgomerie, Rector of Eaglesham

1. Margaret Montgomerie, mar. 15 May 1438 John [Stuart], 1st or 10th Earl of Lennox, and had issue

2. Elizabeth Montgomerie, mar. bef. 25 Mar 1460 as his first wife John [Kennedy], 2nd Lord Kennedy, and had issue

3. Agnes Montgomerie, mar. 1470 William Cunningham of Glengarnock




bef. 3 Jul 1445 Lord Montgomerie

suc. by



Privy Councillor; took part in many embassies sent to England on behalf of the King


Hugh [Montgomerie], 2nd Lord Montgomerie later 1st Earl of Eglinton


Jan 1506/7 Earl of Eglinton


The Lordship of Montgomerie has been held by the Earls of Eglinton since Jan 1506/7.


 First written 17 Apr 2004



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