My mother said we were related to a Lord Dunbar through one of Mary Queen of Scot's ladies in waiting

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Illegimate child Lord Dunbar and a lady in waiting to Queen Mary?

also Clan Mackay

down to Hicks of Virginia, then to Mississippi, then to Texas (Floyd Dunbar Hicks, my maternal grandfather, who died in 1968)

do you have any information about the connections among Dunbar, Mackay and Hicks?
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Queen Mary had four ladies in waiting (commonly known as the Queen's four Marys)

They were Mary Fleming, Mary Livingston, Mary Beaton and Mary Seton.

Unfortunately I do not have any more inormation regarding any illegitimate children of Lord Dunbar and any of the four Marys, but I hope this little information may help you.
by Billy Wallace G2G6 Pilot (212k points)

From Thepeerage.com

David Dunbar1
M, #391983, d. 14 February 1691
Last Edited=26 Oct 2009
     David Dunbar was the son of Ninian Dunbar of Grangehill and Mary Ogilvy.2 He married, firstly, Margery Seton, daughter of Sir William Seton of Pitmedden.1 He married, secondly, Janet Leslie of Pitcaple.1 He died on 14 February 1691.1
     He lived at Kirkhill, Inverness-shire, Scotland.1
Child of David Dunbar and Margery Seton
John Dunbar+2
 

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