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James Forrester

Male Bef 1489 - 1536  (> 43 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James Forrester was born before 17 Sep 1489 in of Torwood, Falkirk, Scotland (son of Walter Forrester and Agnes Graham); died between 7 Oct 1532 and 21 May 1536.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 17 Sep 1489

    Notes:

    Knighted before February 1513. Provost of Stirling, 1529-30.

    James married Elizabeth Erskine about 1510. Elizabeth (daughter of Robert Erskine and Isabella Campbell) was born about 1492; died before 1 Sep 1532. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Margaret Forrester was born between 1518 and 1520 in Stirlingshire, Scotland; died after 22 Jan 1580 in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Walter Forrester was born about 1460 in of Torwood and Garden, Stirlingshire, Scotland (son of Duncan Forrester and Margaret Forsythe); died between 8 Feb 1527 and 27 May 1528.

    Walter married Agnes Graham before 1489. Agnes (daughter of William Graham and Helen Douglas) was born about 1468; died after 17 Sep 1489. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes Graham was born about 1468 (daughter of William Graham and Helen Douglas); died after 17 Sep 1489.
    Children:
    1. 1. James Forrester was born before 17 Sep 1489 in of Torwood, Falkirk, Scotland; died between 7 Oct 1532 and 21 May 1536.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Duncan Forrester was born in in of Torwood and Garden, Stirlingshire, Scotland (son of Matthew Forrester and (Unknown) Yair).

    Duncan married Margaret Forsythe. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Margaret Forsythe
    Children:
    1. 2. Walter Forrester was born about 1460 in of Torwood and Garden, Stirlingshire, Scotland; died between 8 Feb 1527 and 27 May 1528.

  3. 6.  William Graham was born about 1426 (son of Patrick de Graham and Christian Erskine); died about 1471.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1472

    Notes:

    "William, second Lord Graham, sat in Parliament 9 October 1466, and, on 23 November following, had a protection from Edward IV, along with his relative Patrick, Bishop of St. Andrews, and others, for two years, to come to England, and thence to go to France, Flanders, etc., and return to Scotland. It is known that Bishop Graham went to Rome, and remained there for some years, but how far Lord Graham availed himself of the protection is doubtful. He sat in Parliament again on 14 October 1467 and 21 November 1469, and died about the year 1471." [The Scots Peerage, citation details below]

    William married Helen Douglas before 1460. Helen (daughter of William Douglas and Margaret Hay) was born about 1436; died after 20 Nov 1486. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Helen Douglas was born about 1436 (daughter of William Douglas and Margaret Hay); died after 20 Nov 1486.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1471

    Notes:

    Also Eleanor, Elene, etc.

    "In an action pursued by her against her mother-in-law, Christian, Lady Graham, in 1474, the latter successfully pleaded the exception 'again ye said Elene yt scho suld be under sentence of cursing.'" [The Scots Peerage, citation details below]

    Children:
    1. William Graham was born between 1463 and 1464; died on 9 Sep 1513 in Flodden Field, Northumberland, England.
    2. 3. Agnes Graham was born about 1468; died after 17 Sep 1489.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Matthew Forrester (son of Robert Forrester).

    Matthew married (Unknown) Yair. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  (Unknown) Yair

    Notes:

    Her given name and parents are unknown, but she was called "Daughter to the Gudeman of Carsie."

    Children:
    1. 4. Duncan Forrester was born in in of Torwood and Garden, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

  3. 12.  Patrick de Graham (son of Alexander Graham); died after 24 Jun 1466.

    Patrick married Christian Erskine. Christian (daughter of Robert Erskine and (Unknown) Stewart) died after 1478. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Christian Erskine (daughter of Robert Erskine and (Unknown) Stewart); died after 1478.
    Children:
    1. 6. William Graham was born about 1426; died about 1471.

  5. 14.  William Douglas was born on 24 Feb 1398 in Tantallon Castle, East Lothian, Scotland (son of George Douglas and Mary Stewart); died in Oct 1437.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Sep 1437

    Notes:

    2nd earl of Angus. He and his wife were 5X-great grandparents of James VI and I (1566-1625).

    "He was one of the negotiators for the release of James I [S.] in 1423. Was Ambassador to England, 1430, and Warden of the Middle Marches, 1433. He defeated the English at Piperden, 10 Sep. 1435."[Complete Peerage, citation details below]

    CP dates his marriage to about 1425, but The Ancestry of Charles II (citation details below) notes that the prenuptial dispensation for the marriage was dated 6 Jan 1414/15.

    William married Margaret Hay about 1414 in Yester Castle, Gifford, East Lothian, Scotland. Margaret (daughter of William Hay and Elizabeth) was born about 1400; died after 22 Apr 1484. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  Margaret Hay was born about 1400 (daughter of William Hay and Elizabeth); died after 22 Apr 1484.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1483

    Children:
    1. George Douglas died on 12 Mar 1463.
    2. 7. Helen Douglas was born about 1436; died after 20 Nov 1486.