Thomas  Erskine

Thomas Erskine (1425 - bef. 1493)

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Sir Thomas Erskine aka 2nd Lord Erskine
Born in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died before in Erskine, Renfrewshire, Scotlandmap
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Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord Erskine was the son of Sir Robert Erskine of that Ilk, 1st Lord Erskine and Lady Elizabeth Lindsay. He married Janet Douglas before 1445. He died before 1493.
He was invested as a Knight before January 1440/41. He succeeded to the title of 14th Earl of Mar [S., c. 1115] between 7 September 1451 and 6 November 1452, de jure. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Erskine [S., 1438] between 7 September 1451 and 6 November 1452. He held the office of Sheriff of Stirling in 1483.



  • G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000)
  • Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003)


  • This person was created through the import of Acrossthepond.ged on 21 February 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of Family Line.ged on 01 March 2011.
  • This person was created through the import of 2011-05-03 Family Tree_2011-05-24.ged on 25 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Erskine-256 created through the import of Rhodes 2011_2011-07-09_01_01.ged on Jul 9, 2011 by Tom Rhodes.
  • WikiTree profile Erskine-430 created through the import of Andy Askey Family Sandbox_2011-08-20_01_01.ged on Aug 20, 2011 by Andy Askey.
  • WikiTree profile Erskine-437 created through the import of Bobster_s Tree Aug 2011_2011-08-28.ged on Aug 29, 2011 by Robert Baldwin.
  • WikiTree profile Erskine-564 created through the import of Bobster_s Tree Aug 2011_2011-10-10_01.ged on Oct 10, 2011 by Robert Eugene Garcia.
  • First-hand information as remembered by Alan MacLeod, Monday, December 15, 2014.

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On 17 Oct 2013 at 18:59 GMT Maria Maxwell wrote:

Thanks everyone for your assistance merging the previous multiple profiles. Anyone interested in joining the Scottish Clans Project ?

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