The Erskines of Mar and Stewarts of Moray

13. The Erskines of Mar and Stewarts of Moray Best viewed on a large display. Click to view full-screen. The table below lists every individual that appears in the above tree – use the search field to find someone specific. The reference numbers in the right hand column identify the other Family Trees that an […]

The Erskine Claim to the Earldom of Mar

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When I started writing ‘The Challenge to the Crown‘, I undertook a significant amount of research into my wife’s grandmother’s family, the Erskines. The Erskines laid claim to the Earldom of Mar, the senior Scottish Earldom, although they gained this by marriage. This account shows the initial fragility of their claim and explains the reasons […]