Gilbert Kennedy, 1st Lord Kennedy
Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy (22 February 1405 – 27 March 1489) was a Scottish lord, a son of Sir James Kennedy, Younger of Dunure, and Lady Mary Stewart, daughter of Robert III, King of the Scots. He served as one of six Regents during the early reign of James III of Scotland, after the 1460 death of James II.
Gilbert married Catherine Maxwell, daughter of Herbert Maxwell, 1st Lord Maxwell.
- John Kennedy, 2nd Lord Kennedy, father of David Kennedy, 1st Earl of Cassilis.
- Catherine Kennedy, mother of Hugh Montgomerie, 1st Earl of Eglinton.
He married, secondly, Isabel Ogilvy, daughter of Sir Walter Ogilvy of Lintrathen and Isabel Glen, after 1460.
Offices and titles
Kennedy, created 1st Lord of Kennedy between 27 March 1457 and 20 March 1458, in addition held the office of Keeper of the Castle of Lochdoun and the office of Constable of Stirling Castle, bestowed upon him in 1466. By that time, he was already Regent of Scotland, having secured the position on the death of James II.
|Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy||Father:
Sir James Kennedy of Dunure, the Younger
Sir Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure
John Kennedy of Dunure
Sir John Maxwell
Elizabeth Isabel Lindsay
Lady Mary Stewart
Robert III of Scotland
Robert II of Scotland
Sir John Drummond
Lady Mary Montifex
- Stirnet: Kennedy01 (Gilbert is near the top of the page)
- thePeerage.com: Gilbert Kennedy of Dunure, 1st Lord Kennedy
|Peerage of Scotland|
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