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Families covered: Keith of Keith, Keith Marischal, Keith of Pittendrum, Keith of Troup

Sir William Keith, 1st Earl Marischal (d before 1476)
m. Mary Hamilton (dau of Sir James Hamilton of Cadzow)
The identification of Earl William's wife is not certain. She may have been Marjorie Fraser, dau of Alexander Fraser of Kinnell & Lovat. She died before 11.1442.
1. Sir Robert Keith (dvp 1446)
  m. Janet Seton (dau of Sir John Seton of that ilk)
  A. Janet Keith --
  m. Andrew Gray, 2nd Lord (d 1514) --
2. William Keith, 2nd Earl Marischal (d 1483)
  m. Muriella/Mariota Erskine (dau of Thomas Erskine, 2nd Lord)
  A. William Keith, 3rd Earl Marischal (d before 02.05.1527)
  m. (1482) Elizabeth Gordon (dau of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly)
  i. Robert Keith, Master of Marischal (dvp after 1513)
m. (1505) Elizabeth Douglas (dau of John Douglas, 2nd Earl of Morton)
  a. William Keith, 4th Earl Marischal (d 07.10.1581)
  m. (before 30.06.1538) Margaret Keith (dau of Sir William Keith of Inverugie)
  (1) William Keith, Master of Marischal (dvp 10.08.1580)
  m. (mcrt 14.01.1543) Elizabeth Hay (dau of George Hay, 7th Earl of Erroll)
  (A) George Keith, 5th Earl Marischal (b 1553, d 02.04.1623)
  m1. (mcrt 02.1580-1) Margaret Home (d 05.1598, dau of Alexander Home, 5th Lord)
  (i) William Keith, 6th Earl Marischal (b c1585, d 28.10.1635)
  m. (mcrt 12.10.1609) Mary Erskine (d 1648, dau of John Erskine, 2nd/23rd Earl of Mar)
  (ii) Anne Keith (d 1648)
  m. (mcrt 05.03.1604) William Douglas, 6th Earl of Morton (b 1582, d 07.08.1648)
(iii) Margaret Keith (dsp)
  m. (mcrt 23.12.1615) Sir Robert Arbuthnott of Arrat, later of Arbuthnott (d 15.03.1633)
  m2. Margaret Ogilvy (dau of James Ogilvy, 5th Lord of Airlie)
  (iv) James Keith of Benholm
  m. (before 19.03.1623) Margaret Lindsay (dau of Sir David Lindsay of Edzell)
  (a) Margaret Keith
  m. (before 1650) Sir John Elphinstone of that ilk
  (b) Elizabeth Keith
  m. Sir Archibald Primrose of Dalmeny, 1st Bart of Carrington (b 16.05.1616, d 27.11.1679)
  (c) Anna Keith
  m. (mcrt 1652) Patrick Smith of Braco
  (v) Alexander Keith (bpt 10.10.1611)
  (vi) John Keith of Benholm
  partner unknown
(a) Gilbert Keith
  (vii) Mary Keith (d 14.10.1620)
  (B) John Keith (dsp, 4th son)
  m. (mcrt 11.11.1577) Elizabeth Keith (dau of Alexander Keith of Troup) @1@ below
  (C) Margaret Keith (b 1549)
  m1. (mcrt 28.08.1569) Sir William Keith, 6th of Ludquharn (b c1545, d 1585)
  m2. Sir John Carnegie, 6th of Kinnaird & Carcary (d 02.1595-6)
m3. Sir William Graham of Braco
  (D) Jean Keith
  m. James Gordon of Haddo (d 11.1623)
  (E) Mary Keith (dsp 11.03.1619)
  m. (mcrt 29.06.1582) Robert Arbuthnott of that ilk (dsp 09.1631)
  (F) Barbara Keith
  m. Alexander Forbes, 8th of Pitsligo (d before 10.10.1587)
  (G) Isobel Keith possibly of this generation
  m. Alexander Strachan of Thornton (d 05.1601)
  (H)+ other issue - William (d 1577), Robert (dspl)
  partner unknown
  (J) Anne Keith
(2) Robert Keith, Lord Altrie (b c1539, d before 19.05.1596)
  m. (mcrt 24.05.1556) Elizabeth Lundie (dau of Robert Lundie of Benholm)
  (A) Elizabeth Keith
  m. (mcrt 04.12.1584) Alexander Hay of Delgaty
  (B) Margaret Keith
  m1. (before 28.08.1588) John Erskine of Nathrow, 8th of Dun (d 21.10.1592)
  m2. (mcrt 26.05.1599) Sir John Lindsay of Ballinscho and Woodray (d 06.01.1609)
(3) John Keith of Duffus (a 1560, 1607, parson)
  Thanks to a contributor (CV, 05.11.08) for advising us of the following connection.
  m. Janet Sutherland (natural dau of Alexander Sutherland, Dean of Caithness)
  (A) Margaret Keith
  m. Alexander Gordon of Sideray (2nd son of John Gordon of Drummoy, natural son of Adam, Dean of Caithness)
  (B)+ other issue - Alexander, Francis, Barbara
  (4) Alexander Keith of Troup
  Alexander is not recorded by TSP but BP1934 reports that he had issue.
  (A) Gilbert Keith of Troup probably of this generation
  m. Barbara Gordon (dau of Sir John Gordon, 3rd of Pitlurg)
  (B) Elizabeth Keith probably of this generation
  m. (mcrt 11.11.1577) John Keith (dsp) @1@ above
(C) Barbara Keith probably of this generation
  m. (mcrt 03.03.1581) William Keith of Pittendrum (d 1590) @2@ below
  (5) Agnes Keith (d 16.07.1588)
  m1. (10.02.1561/2) James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Regent (b 1531, d 21.01.1569-70)
  m2. (1572) Colin Campbell, 6th Earl of Argyll b by1546, d 10.09.1584)
  (6) Alison Keith
  m. (after 28.08.1550) Alexander Abernethy, 6th Lord Saltoun (b 1537, d 04.1587)
  (7) Mary Keith
  m. (mcrt 05.06.1575) John Campbell of Calder / Cawdor (d 02.1591)
  (8) Beatrix Keith (b c1542, d 19.05.1596)
  m. (1558) John Allardyce of Allardyce (b c1541, d before 21.08.1606)
  (9) Janet (or Johanna) Keith --
  m. (before 15.04.1557) Sir James Crichton of Frendraught (b 1541, d 1612-3) --
  (10) Margaret Keith
m. (mcrt 28.08.1569) John Kennedy of Blairquhan
  (11) Elizabeth Keith
  m. (c1581/1552?) Alexander Irvine, 8th of Drum (d 1603)
  (12) Isobel Keith (d 1595)
  m. Alexander Strachan, younger of Thornton
  b. Robert Keith (d 12.06.1551)
  partner unknown
  (1) Sir Andrew Keith of Forsa, Lord Dingwall (d before 1606)
  c. Elizabeth Keith --
  m. (mcrt 27.03.1530) George Gordon, 4th Earl of Huntly, Earl of Moray (b 1514, d 28.10.1562) --
  d. Jean/Janet Keith --
  m. (06.02.1543-4) John Lyon, 7th Lord Glamis (b c1521, d before 18.09.1559) --
e. Christian Keith
  m. (after 1529) Robert Arbuthnot, 14th of Arbuthnot (b c1508, d 15.10.1579)
  f. Beatrice Keith shown by BP1934 (Kintore) as daughter of the 3rd Earl
  m. Alexander Fraser, younger of Philorth (dvp 1564)
  ii. William Keith of Troup (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  iii. Gilbert Keith of Troup (d 12.1537)
  m. Elizabeth Forbes (dau of John Forbes, 6th Lord)
  a. George Keith
  b. Elizabeth Keith
  The following marriages were kindly confirmed by a contributor (JB, 03.02.05).
  m1. (mcrt 03.06.1548) George Gardin of Durlatheris
  m2. (mcrt 10.08.1550) George Baird of Auchmedden (d 29.05.1593)
  partner unknown
  c. John Keith
  iv. Alexander Keith of Pittendrum (d before 1515)
  m. Marion Lundie (dau of Robert Lundie of Benholm)
a. John Keith of Pittendrum (d 1575)
  m. _ Barclay
  (1) William Keith of Pittendrum (d 1590)
  m. (mcrt 03.03.1581) Barbara Keith (dau of Alexander Keith of Troup) @2@ above
  (A) Alexander Keith of Pittendrum
  (B) William Keith ancestor of Keith of Ravelston and Dunnotar
  v. David Keith of Torterston and Buthlaw (a 1527)
  vi. Janet Keith (d before 1547) --
  m1. Thomas Stewart, 2nd Lord Innermeath (d Flodden 09.09.1513)
  m2. (12.1515) William Graham, 2nd Earl of Montrose (d 24.05.1571) --
vii. Elizabeth Keith --
  m1. Colin, Master of Oliphant (d Flodden 09.09.1513) --
  m2. William Sinclair, 4th Lord (d 1570)
  viii. Agnes Keith (d before 1548)
  m. Sir Archibald Douglas of Glenbervie (d 29.09.1570)
  ix. Christian Keith --
  m. (1524) Sir Walter Ogilvy, 3rd of Boyne (b c1504, d 1562) --
  B.+ other issue - Anthony (a 1513-4), Robert, John of Craig, Alexander of Aquhorsk (b 1460)
3. Janet Keith
  m. (1476) John Leslie of Balmain, Master of Rothes (dsp by 23.06.1481)
4. Egidia Keith (a 08.1473) --
  m. James Forbes, 2nd Lord (d c1461) --
5.+ other issue - John (a 05.1442), Alexander (a 05.1442)

Main source(s): TSP (Marischal), BP1934 (Kintore)
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