Katherine Leslie

1511–1558 (Age 47)
Rothes, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Katherine

Katherine Leslie was born in 1511, in Rothes, Banffshire, Scotland, United Kingdom as the daughter of Sir George Leslie 4th Earl of Rothes and Helen Forsyth. She married Sir Alexander Oliphant of Kellie in 1534. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died in 1558, in Penrith, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 47.

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Sir Alexander Oliphant of Kellie
Katherine Leslie
Marriage: 1534
Janet Oliphant
Elizabeth Oliphant

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    Elizabeth Oliphant


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Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c.1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin. Leslie in Fife is said to be named for this place; in some cases the surname may come from there.2 English: possibly from a double diminutive of the personal name Lece ( see Leece ), thus Lecelin.

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