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Lord Kennedy Gilbert Kennedy
16 generations from the origin. Great x 14 grandfather.
Birth: c. 1406, Scotland;
Death: aft Mar 6, 1478; Scotland;
Age: 72

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  • 1st Lord Kennedy - Dates: 1457-1458
  • Regent of Scotland - Dates: 1460
  • Keeper ot the Castle of Lochdoun
  • Constable of Stirling Castle - Dates: 1466


Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy was born circa 1406. He was the son of Sir James Kennedy of Dunure, younger and Lady Mary Stewart. He married, firstly, Catherine Maxwell, daughter of Herbert Maxwell, 1st Lord Maxwell and unknown Herries, circa 1440. He married, secondly, Isabel Ogilvy, daughter of Sir Walter Ogilvy of Lintrathen and Isabel Glen, after 1460. He died after 6 March 1478/79.

Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy held the office of Keeper of the Castle of Lochdoun. He was created 1st Lord Kennedy [Scotland] from 27 March 1457 to 20 March 1457/58. In 1460 on the death of King James II, he was one of the six Regents of Scotland. He held the office of Constable of Stirling Castle in 1466.

Children of Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy:
Elizabeth Kennedy
unknown Kennedy

Children of Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy and Catherine Maxwell:
Catherine Kennedy
John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy b. b 12 Oct 1454, d. bt 24 Jul 1508 - 13 May 1509


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Sir James Kennedy of Dunure
c. 1380 - Nov 8, 1408
Princess of Scotland Mary Stewart
c. 1375 - c. 1458
Primary or Last Marriage:
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Lady Catherine Maxwell
c. 1420 -
Lord Kennedy John Kennedy
Great x 13 grandfather
Oct 12, 1454 - c. 1509
Lady Elizabeth Kennedy
Great x 16 grandmother
c. 1420 -
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