- MARRIAGE: Contract> 11 Sep 1527.
MARRIAGE: Annulled> 25 Sep 1556 by an Official of St. Andrews.
STATUS: History> Earl George contracted with Sir John Oliphant of Kellie that the latter's son Alexander, as yet a pupil, should marry one of the Earl's lawful daughters by Margaret Crichton. Afterwards, however, the Earl fraudulently married young Oliphant to Katherine Leslie, his illegitimate daughter by Helen Forsyth, a woman of low birth, affirming that she was legitimate. On this and other more personal grounds the marriage was annulled.
INVESTIGATE: Marriage> For circumstances narrated at length see Liber Ollicialis Sancti Andree, Abbotsford Club, 107-110.