Sir Robert Erskine, Knt., High Chamberlain of Scotland

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Sir Robert Erskine, Knt., High Chamberlain of Scotland, son of Sir William Erskine, Knt., was born before 1322, as he was witness to a charter in 1343, presumably being of age by then.1 He died before 11 November 1385.2

Robert married (1), as her 2nd husband, Beatrice Lindsay, daughter of Sir Alexander Lindsay, Knt., after July 1335;2 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Christian Menteith, daughter of Sir John Menteith Knt., Lord of Arran and Ellen of Mar, about 1352.2,3

Family 1

Beatrice Lindsay d. bef. 1352

Family 2

Christian Menteith d. abt. 1387
This person was last edited on14 Jun 2021


  1. [S1973] James Balfour Paul, 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, With Armorial Illustrations, 9 vols. (Edinburgh, Scotland: D. Douglas, 1904-1914), 5:592, further cited as Paul, SP.
  2. [S1973] Paul, SP, 5:595.
  3. [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 3:149 (Groby 8.ii), further cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.