Birth: 1423, Scotland;
Death: Oct 1462; ;
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William Hay, 1st Earl of Erroll (1423 – October 1462) was a Scottish peer. His was the first Earl of Erroll and the second Lord Hay of Erroll.
William Hay was born in Erroll (now spelled Errol) in Perthshire, the son of Gilbert Hay and Alicia Hay, daughter of William Hay of Yester.
His paternal grandmother, Princess Elizabeth Stewart, was the youngest child of Robert II of Scotland and his first wife, Elizabeth Mure.
His paternal grandfather Thomas de la Hay was the third Lord High Constable of Scotland. William Hay inherited the title in 1437 after the death of his father Sir William.
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