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Katherine Forbes, Lady Rothiemay

Neé Forbes
Dates 1583 - 1652
Additional date information c.1583-c.1652
Short biography

noblewoman, philanthropist

 

 

Biography

widow of William Gordon of Rothiemay, a principal figure in feud between Gordons and Crichtons of Frendraught, donation to establish schoolmistress for education of girls in Aberdeen, school continued until 1872

 see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography online

see memorial to her at

womenofscotland.org.uk/women/katherine-forbes-lady-rothiemay

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