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James Forbes , 2nd Lord Forbes
b. circa 1424, d. between 1460 and 1462, #22209
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Father   Alexander Forbes , 1st Baron Fo(r)bes1 b. circa 1380, d. 1448
Mother   Elizabeth Mary Douglas b. after 1387

Birth circa 1400 James was born circa 1400 at Aberdeenshire, Scotland. This date is given by several sources for the birth.2,3,4 
Birth* circa 1424 A Birth date of circa 1424 at Scotland is given by some and seems more likely if his parent were married in 1423.5,6 
Marriage* circa 1428 James Forbes , 2nd Lord Forbes married Edigia Keith, daughter of William Keith 1st Earl Marischal and Marjorie2 Fraser, circa 1428 in Scotland. Date of 1438 given by Clan site. This may be incorrect as it appears that they had children at least as early as 1431.3 
!AInfoNew 1448 He became the 2nd Lord Forbes when his father died in 1448.7 
!AInfoNew* 1456 In 1456 had a license to fortify his castle of Drumminor, otherwise called Forbes, then the chief seat of the family. It appears that he may have built this castle.3,7 
research* 1460 Find at Internet 1460 The birth dates for this family are far to early unless the age of the father is wrong. 
Death* between 1460 and 1462
James died between 1460 and 1462 at Scotland.3,4 
Death circa 30 September 1460 James may have died circa 30 September 1460 as this date is given by one source.5 
!AInfoNew The Forbes of Craigievar were descended from James, 2nd Lord Forbes.8 

Family   Edigia Keith d. after 14 August 1473
Children  1. William "Grey Willie" Forbes 3rd Lord Forbes+ b. c 1431, d. 5 Jul 1483
  2. Duncan Forbes of Corsindie
  3. Edigia Forbes b. bt 1420 - 1440
  4. Patrick Forbes of Corse+ b. 1438, d. 1476
  5. Alexander Forbes

  1. [S9602] DeBrett, Peerages, British Dict. of National Biography, Vol XIX, p 376.
  2. [S9598] Harry E. Fobes, Fobes Family in America.
  3. [S9602] DeBrett, Peerages, British Dict. of National Biography, Vol XIX, p 376 See Burke's Peerage..
  4. Fobes Family Group Sheets from Fobes Clan site., online unknown compiler.
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