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3rd Earl of Buchan
(131) JOHN, THIRD EARL OF BUCHAN (S.). His son, John, Master of Buchan, died in his father´s lifetime, but left a daughter, Christian, married to Robert Douglas of the Lochleven family, who became in her right Earl of Buchan.
Mary Douglas, Countess of Buchan, granddaughter of the above Robert Douglas, married James Erskine, son of the Earl of Mar, and so the Earldom of Buchan was brought into the Erskine family.
Arms: on his Seal, 1531.-I. Three garbs. 2. A fess chequy. 3. An eagle displayed contourny. 4. A lion passani (Laing).