Chiefs of Clan Mackay

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The Clan Mackay is a highland Scottish clan. The clan chief of Clan Mackay has from early times been designated "of Strathnaver". The chief was also from early times seated at Castle Varrich but later moved to Tongue House in Tongue, Highland. In the 17th century the chief of Clan Mackay was made Lord Reay. The following is a list of the chiefs of Clan Mackay.[1]

Name Dates Notes
Hugh Mackay, 14th Lord Reay b. 1937 d. 2013 Also Baron Mackay van Ophemert and Zennewijnen, of the Netherlands. Also Baronet of Strathnaver[2]
Aeneas Alexander Mackay, 13th Lord Reay d. 1967
Eric Mackay, 12th Lord Reay d. 1921
Donald Mackay, 11th Lord Reay d. 1921 Rector of St Andrews University from 1884-1886, Governor of Bombay from 1885-1890
Aeneas Mackay, 10th Lord Reay d. 1876
Eric Mackay, 9th Lord Reay d. 1875 Title afterwards passed to the Dutch branch of the Mackays
Alexander Mackay, 8th Lord Reay d. 1863 Married Marrion Gall
Eric Mackay, 7th Lord Reay d. 1847 Grandson of George Mackay, 3rd Lord Reay. Succeeded by his brother
Hugh Mackay, 6th Lord Reay d. 1797 Succeeded by his cousin
George Mackay, 5th Lord Reay d. 1768 Succeeded by his brother
Donald Mackay, 4th Lord Reay d. 1761 Married first Marion Dalrymple and second Christian Sutherland
George Mackay, 3rd Lord Reay d. 1748 Married first Margarat Mackay, second Janet Sinclair and third Mary Doull
Donald Mackay, Master of Reay d. 1680 Married Ann, daughter of Sir George Munro, 1st of Newmore (also known as of Culrain)
John Mackay, 2nd Lord Reay d. 1680 Married first Isabella Sinclair and second Barbara Mackay
Donald Mackay, 1st Lord Reay d. 1649 Married first Barbara, daughter of Mackenzie of Kintail, second Elizabeth Thomson and third Marjory Sinclair
Huistean Du Mackay (Hugh) d. 1614 Married first Elizabeth Sinclair and second Jane Gordon
Iye Du Mackay d. 1572 Married first Christian, daughter of John Sinclair of Dun and second Helen, daughter of Hugh Macleod of Assynt
Donald Mackay d. 1550 Brother of John. Married Helen Sinclair of Stempster
John Mackay d. 1529 Married a daughter of Thomas Fraser, 2nd Lord Lovat
Iye Roy Mackay d. 1517 Married a daughter of Norman O'Beolan of Carloway
Angus Roy Mackay d.1486 Killed at the Battle of Tarbat. Married a daughter of Mackenzie of Kintail
Neil Bass Mackay d. 1450 Imprisoned on the Bass Rock. Married Euphemia, daughter of George Munro, 10th Baron of Foulis
Angus Du Mackay d. 1433 Married Elizabeth, sister of the Lord of the Isles. From who descends the Mackay of Aberach branch of Clan Mackay
Angus Mackay d. 1403 Married a daughter of Torquil MacLeod of Lewis
Donald Mackay d. 1370 Murdered in Dingwall Castle
Iye Mackay d. 1370 Murdered in Dingwall Castle
Donald Mackay b. 1265 d.1330 Married a daughter of Aodh MacNeil of Gigha
Iye Mor Mackay m. 1263 Married a daughter of Walter de Baltrodin, Bishop of Caithness in 1264
Iye Mackay or MacHeth b. 1210 Possibly son or nephew of Kenneth MacHeth who died in a rebellion against the king of Scots in 1215.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mackay, Angus. (1906). The Book of MacKay. (St Andrews University).
  2. ^ "burkes-peerage.net".