Birth Dateabt 1417
Birth PlaceAuchterhouse, Forfarshire, Scotland
Death Dateaft 1478
Death PlaceAuchterhouse, Forfarshire, Scotland
ChildrenWalter , M (~1435-)
Notes for Walter (Spouse 1)
He [Patrick] married, before 1413, Christian, daughter and heiress of Sir Alexander Keith of Grandon, from whom he obtained a charter, 14 October 1413.


1. Alexander Ogilvy of Auchterhouse, sheriff of Angus ...

2. Walter Ogilvy of Beaufort and Oures ...

3. Christian, married as second wife, to Sir John Wemyss of Reres.
4. Margaret, married to sir John Oliphant of Aberdalgy. ...

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol I, Edinburgh, 1906, p. 109-10

Walter Ogilvy of Beaufort and Oures was appointed Sheriff-Depute of Angus and Banff 24 April 1450, is styled Sheriff on 20 May 1455, and survived until at least 1478.

Married about 1438, Margaret of Fenton, eldest daughter and co-heir of Walter of Fenton of Beaufort.

By her he had no issue, though he had a natural son:

Walter Ogilvey, mentioned 24 January 1477.

Source: THE SCOTS PEERAGE, ed. by Sir James Balfour Paul, Vol I, Edinburgh, 1906, p. 110.

On March 10th, 1438, charter under the Great Seal by Walter Ogilvy, son of the late Sir Patrick Ogilvy of Auchterhoust, Kt., and to the heirs between him and Margaret Fenton, eldest daughter of Walter Fenton of Beaufort, of the land of Beufort. These lands Walter Ogilvy subsequently conveyed to his cousin, Walter Lindsay, brother of Alexander, fourth Earl of Crawford.

26th February 1439, charter under the Great Seal to Walter Ogilvie of Beufort of the lands of Oures, in the Mearns, on resignation of Thomas Rate. Service before Sir Walter Ogylvy of Beaufort, Sheriff-Depute of Forfar, 1444. ,,,

Charter was granted under the Great Seal, March 28, 1453, making Walter Ogilvy of Beaufort tutor and guardian to his “fratri Alexander Ogilvie de Uchterhouse vice comite de Forfar.” ...

Walter Ogilvy of Beaufort, then of Oures, and Alexander Ogilvy of Auchterhouse, Sheriffs of Angus, both died without male issue in the reign of James III.

Alexander left a daughter, an only child, Margaret, who, before 1466, was married to Stewart, Earl of Buchan, and carried with her to him the estates in the shires of Forfar, Aberdeen, and Banff.

Source: ANGUS OR FORFARSHIRE, by Alex. J. Warden, F.S.A. Scot, Vol. IV, Dundee, 1884, p. 218-20
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