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Lord Forbes of Pitsligo

Lord Forbes of Pitsligo

Lord Forbes of Pitsligo was a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created on 24 June 1633 for Alexander Forbes. He was a descendant of Sir William Forbes, brother of Alexander Forbes, 1st Lord Forbes (see the Lord Forbes). In 1746, the fourth Lord was attainted for his involvement in the Jacobite Rising of 1745, with the lordship forfeited.

The seat of the Lords Forbes of Pitsligo was Pitsligo Castle in Aberdeenshire.

Lords Forbes of Pitsligo (1633)

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References

  • Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Page
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