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Thomas Erskine

Male - 1404


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  • Name Thomas Erskine 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 11 Nov 1403 and 18 May 1404  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I27357  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2020 

    Father Robert Erskine of that Ilk,   d. Between 14 May 1385 and 11 Nov 1385 
    Mother Beatrice Lindsay,   b. Abt 1286,   d. Bef 6 Dec 1352  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married Aft Jul 1335  [3, 4
    Family ID F16378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Keith,   d. Aft 11 Jun 1413 
    Married Bef 13 Apr 1370  [1, 3
    Children 
    +1. Jean Erskine,   d. Bef 23 Apr 1411
    +2. Robert Erskine,   d. Between 7 Sep 1451 and 6 Nov 1452
    Last Modified 27 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F16333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[K]nighted by 1370 in order to enter the lists against Sir James Douglas over an inheritance dispute, keeper of Edinburgh Castle and sheriff of Edinburgh by 1371, had a charter to the barony of Dun in 1371, resigned to him by his father, a frequent witness to royal charters, captured at the battle of Homildon Hill 14 September 1402 and may have been held a prisoner in England until his death." [The Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    3. [S800] The Scots Peerage, Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom. Ed. James Balfour Paul. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904-1914.

    4. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.