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Lord Kennedy John Kennedy
15 generations from the origin. Great x 13 grandfather.
Birth: Oct 12, 1454, Scotland;
Death: c. 1509; Scotland;
Age: 55

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  • 2nd Lord Kennedy - Dates: c. 1480
  • Privy Council (King James III, Scotland)


John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy was born before 12 October 1454. He was the son of Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy and Catherine Maxwell. He married, firstly, Elizabeth Montgomerie, daughter of Alexander Montgomerie, 1st Lord Montgomerie and Margaret Boyd, before 25 March 1460. He married, secondly, Lady Elizabeth Gordon, daughter of Alexander Gordon, 1st Earl of Huntly and Elizabeth Crichton, between 24 August 1467 and 12 August 1471. He married, thirdly, Elizabeth Kennedy after 1500. He died between 24 July 1508 and 13 May 1509.

John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy succeeded to the title of 2nd Lord Kennedy circa 1480. He was a Commissioner to treat with the English in 1484. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Scotland] to King James III.

Child of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy and Elizabeth Montgomerie:
Sir David Kennedy, 1st Earl of Cassillis d. 9 Sep 1513

Children of John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy and Lady Elizabeth Gordon:
Janet Kennedy d. a Dec 1543
Margaret Kennedy b. b 1485, d. 1542


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Lord Kennedy Gilbert Kennedy
c. 1406 - aft Mar 6, 1478
Lady Catherine Maxwell
c. 1420 -
Primary or Last Marriage:
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Countess of Erroll Elizabeth Gordon
c. 1460 - Apr 17, 1500
Margaret Kennedy
Great x 12 grandmother
bef 1485 - 1542
Earl Cassillis David Kennedy
Great x 13 grandfather
bef 1478 - Sep 9, 1513
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