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Families covered: Crichton of Auchingoul, Crichton of Frendraught

Sir James Crichton of Frendraught, 2nd Lord (d c1469)
m. (c1443) Janet Dunbar, heiress of Frendraught (d before 1506, dau of James Dunbar, 4th Earl of Moray)
1. William Crichton, 3rd Lord (d before 23.10.1493)
  William forfeited his title because he joined the Duke of Albany in rebellion against King James III. It was rumoured that he helped forment that rebellion because the King had seduced his wife Marion. It was also rumoured that he seduced Margaret Stewart, the King's younger sister, to spite the King.
  m1. (before 1478) Marion Livingston (d c1484, dau of James Livingston, 1st Lord)
  m2/p. Margaret Stewart (dau of James Stewart, King James II of Scots)
It is not certain that William's marriage to Margaret Stewart was formalised. Sources conflict as to whether his son James was by his first wife (reported by TSP) or by Margaret (reported by BE1883).
  A. Sir James Crichton of Frendraught (d c1536)
  m. Catherine Borthwick (dau of William Borthwick, 4th Lord)
  i. William Crichton of Frendraught (a 1546)
  m. Agnes Abernethy (dau of William Abernethy, 5th Lord Saltoun)
  a. Sir James Crichton of Frendraught (b 1541, d 1612-3)
  m. (before 15.04.1557) Johanna Keith (dau of William Keith, 4th Earl Marishcal)
  (1) James Crichton of Frendraught and Auchingoul (d c1619)
  m. Janet Gordon (dau of Alexander Gordon, 4th of Lesmoir)
(A) James Crichton of Frendraught (a 1667)
  m. (25.02.1619) Elizabeth Gordon (dau of John Gordon, 12th Earl of Sutherland)
  (i) James Crichton, 1st Viscount of Frendraught (b c1620, d before 17.08.1665)
  m1. (after 01.10.1639) Janet/Margaret Leslie (d 24.11.1640, dau of Alexander Leslie, 1st Earl of Leven)
  (a) Janet Crichton (bpt 20.11.1640) --
  m. (24.08.1665) Sir James Makgill of Rankeillour (d before 03.05.1699) --
  In 1827 their descendant David Maitland-Makgill-Crichton of Rankeillour (see here) was unsuccessful in his claim for the vacant Viscountcy of Frendraught. However, one of his descendants (having simplified his name to just Crichton) was formally recognised as Chief of the Clan Crichton.
  m2. (08.11.1642) Marion Irvine (dau of Sir Alexander Irvine, 10th of Drum)
  (b) James Crichton, 2nd Viscount of Frendraught (d before 22.01.1675)
  m. (before 08.07.1669) Christian Urquhart (dau of Sir Alexander Urquhart of Cromarty)
  ((1)) William Crichton, 3rd Viscount of Frendraught (dsp before 17.08.1686)
  (c) Lewis Crichton, 4th Viscount of Frendraught (dsp 26.02.1698)
  Lewis was attainted by Parliament in July 1690, and the Viscountcy was forfeited, because of his support for the Jacobite rebellion.
  m. Marjory Seaton (d 04.02.1724, dau of Thomas Seaton)
(d) Magdalen Crichton (d 01.04.1738)
  m. Laurence Oliphant (dsp 12.1688)
  (e) Jean Crichton
  m. Walter Stewart of Outlaw
  (ii) William Crichton (d 23.08.1642)
  m. Elizabeth Wood (dau of Patrick Wood of Bonnytoun)
  (a) Marjory Crichton
  m. William Leslie, 1st of Folla (d 1657)
  (iii) George Crichton, 1st of Auchingoul (d before 30.07.1702)
  m. Jean Irvine (dau of Sir Alexander Irvine, 10th of Drum)
  (a) James Crichton, 2nd of Auchingoul (d before 16.11.1744)
  m. Margaret Gordon (dau of Alexander Gordon of Auchentoul)
  ((1)) James Crichton, 3rd of Auchingoul (d 1769, 2nd son)
  ((2))+ other issue - son, Charles, George, 2 daughters (d unm 1769)
(b) Francis Crichton
  (c) Magdalen Crichton
  m. (mcrt 01.10.1690) Alexander Stewart of Lesmurdie
  (d) Elizabeth Crichton
  m. (mcrt 02.04.1696) Robert Irving of Corniehaugh
  (iv) Elizabeth Crichton (a 1696)
  m. (mcrt 21.08.1644) Andrew Fraser, 2nd Lord (d c1657)
  (v) Isabel Crichton
  m. (after 24.05.1642) Robert Dunbar of Burgie
  (vi) Mary Crichton
  m. (c12.1643) Patrick Oliphant, 6th Lord (d before 16.10.1674)
  (vii) Helen Crichton
  m. (after 05.1663) William Hay of Muldavit
  (viii)+ other issue - Francis (a 1682), Margaret
(B) Anne Crichton
  m1. (mcrt 19.02.1620) William Seton, 6th of Meldrum (dsp)
  m2. Gilbert Ogilvy of Craig
  (C) Mary Crichton
  m. Patrick, Lord Oliphant
  (2) George Crichton of Bailliestoun (a 1620)
  (3) Agnes Crichton
  m. (mcrt 24.08.1572) John Leslie of Weittis (son of William of Tulliefurie)
  (4) Elizabeth Crichton
  m1. (mcrt 07.11.1587) Alexander Abernethy of Lessindrum, later of Wester Saltoun (d 10.04.1603)
  m2. (before 03.1612) Alexander Cranstoun in Leith
(5) Anna Crichton
  m. Robert Spens of Tulloch
  partner(s) unknown
  (6) James Crichton (a 1643)
  (7) Jean Crichton (a 1609) possibly the Jane who married ...
  m. John Leslie of Wardis
  b. Margaret Crichton
  m. John Leslie of Wardis (b 1460, d 1546)
  B. Margaret Crichton --
m1. William Todrick in Edinburgh (d before 27.07.1507)
  m2. (before 04.07.1510) George Halkerstoun in Edinburgh
  m3. (1517, div 27.12.1520, married 'again' in 1541) George Leslie, 4th Earl of Rothes (d 28.11.1558) --
  TSP (Crichton) reports in some depth on Margaret's marriages but does not mention the following marriage. However, Margaret, daughter of Lord Crichton of Frendraught, is reported by BP1934 (Leslie of Wardis) to have married ...
  m. John Leslie of Wardis (b 1460, d 1546)
2. Gavin Crichton (d before 22.11.1493)
  m. (before 24.01.1477) Margaret Cockburn
  A.+ issue - James, William
3. George Crichton
4. Sir David Crichton of Cranston Riddell (b mid-late 1440s?) possibly fits here --

Main source(s): TSP (Crichton), TSP (Frendraught), BE1883 (Crichton of Frendraught)
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