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Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine, and Janet Douglas

Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine. [PC M3-17-5].
Son of Robert Erskine and Elizabeth Lindsay.

He married Janet Douglas before 1445. (S1,S2).

He was invested as a Knight before January 1440-1441. (S2).

He succeeded to the title of 14th Earl of Mar between 7 September 1451 and 6 November 1452, de jure. (S2).

He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Erskine between 7 September 1451 and 6 November 1452. (S2).

He held the office of Sheriff of Stirling in 1483. (S2).

He died (before 1493-S2)(in 1494-S1) and was succeeded, as 3rd Lord Erskine, by his son, Alexander. (S1).

His family was claimant to the earldom of Mar; when this was recognized in 1565 Thomas was acknowledged, retrospectively, as the 14th Earl. (S1).

Janet Douglas. [PC M3-17-5].

CHILDREN of Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine
  1. Helen Erskine. She married Humphrey Colquhoun of Luss, son of Sir John Colquhoun of Luss.
  2. Margaret Erskine. (Mariota). [PC M3-17-5]. Margaret married William Keith, 1st Earl Marischal.
  3. Elizabeth Erskine. She married Sir Alexander (Seton) Gordon of Touch and Tullibody (the son of Alexander Gordon, 1st Earl of Huntly (died 15 July 1470) and Lady Eqlidia Hay - daughter of Sir John Hay, of Tullibody, and Lady Margaret Stewart, of Roulstoun).
  4. Alexander Erskine. He married Christian Crichton the daughter of Sir Robert of Sanquhar by his wife, Lady Elizabeth. He succeeded his father as 3rd Lord Erskine. Alexander died in 1509.
  5. Margaret Erskine.