John Fraser of Touchfraser

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John Fraser, of Touchfraser

Birthplace: Touchfraser, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death: after circa 1335
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Fraser of Touchfraser and Cowie and Mary Bruce
Husband of Mary Fraser, Heiress of the lands of Aboyne
Father of Margaret Fraser of Touchfraser, heiress of Touchfraser
Brother of Sir William Fraser of Cowie and Durris
Half brother of John Campbell, Earl of Atholl and Duncan Campbell Macdonnachie of Inverawe

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About John Fraser of Touchfraser

John Fraser of Touch Fraser succeeded as a minor, being about fifteen years of age at the time of his father's death. He is mentioned in a charter of the forest of Craigie, in the thanage of Cowie, where he is called 'nepos' by Robert I. He died young. His wife's name is not known; but he left one daughter and heiress, Margaret, married to William De Keith, Great Marischal of Scotland, who got with her the lands of Touch Fraser and others, including Cowie. [The Scots Peerage VII:429]


John Fraser was born circa 1317.1 He was the son of Sir Alexander Fraser and Lady Mary Bruce.1 He died, in early manhood.1 He lived at Zouch Fraser.2

Child of John Fraser

  1. Margaret Fraser+3,2


  • 1.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  • 2.[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 15. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  • 3.[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 219, says she is son of John's father, Alexander, but Cockayne, vol I, page 79 also states this and vol XIV page 15 corects this.


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John Fraser of Touchfraser's Timeline

Touchfraser, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Touchfraser, Stirling, Scotland
Age 18