Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 October 2019

Forbes familylocked

(per. c. 1400–c. 1490)
  • C. A. McGladdery

Extract

Forbes family (per.c. 1400–c. 1490), nobility, took its name from Forbes in Aberdeenshire. It had been long established there by the end of the fourteenth century, when it was represented by Sir John Forbes, who married Margaret Kennedy of Dunure. Sir John...

Also in this article

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

, 12 vols. in 13 (1814–75)
Record Commission
J. B. Paul, ed., , 9 vols. (1904–14)