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Earl Erroll William Hay PC
Second cousin 18 times removed.
Birth: c. 1449, ;
Death: Jan 14, 1507; ;
Age: 58

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  • 3rd Earl of Erroll
  • Privy Council, King James III


William Hay, 3rd Earl of Erroll PC (c. 1449 – 14 January 1507) was a Scottish peer. He was the third Earl of Erroll and the fourth Lord Hay of Erroll.

William Hay was the son of William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll and his wife, Beatrix, daughter of James Douglas, 7th Earl of Douglas. He was the great-great grandson of King Robert II of Scotland and his first wife, Elizabeth Mure.[1][2]

He inherited the earldom after the death of his older brother, Nicholas, in 1470.

He was a member of the King James III's Privy Council and a commissioner for the 1482 peace treaty with England.[2]

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Earl Erroll William Hay
1423 - Oct 1462
Countess Erroll Beatrix Douglas
c. 1430 -
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Countess Erroll Isabella Gordon
c. 1450 - bef 1485
Earl Erroll William Hay
Second cousin 13 times removed
c. 1470 - Sep 9, 1513
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