Alexander Lindsay of Barnweill
Arms of Alexander Lindsay: Gules, a fess chequy argent and azure.
|Noble family||Lindsay family|
|Mother||Margaret de Lindsay|
On 9 July 1297, Alexander, together with Sir James Stewart, High Steward of Scotland, Sir John Stewart of Bonkyll, Sir Robert de Brus, jure uxoris Earl of Carrick and Robert Wishart, Bishop of Glasgow capitulated at Irvine.  He was on the English side in the Bishop of Durham Antony Bek’s division during the Battle of Falkirk on 22 July 1298 that defeated the Scottish army. For his services, he was granted the former Lindsay lands of Crawford that had been passed by marriage to the Pinkeneys.
He was ordered in September 1305 to leave Scotland for six months for his participation in the uprising of Sir William Wallace and Sir Andrew Moray. He was also a supporter of Robert de Brus. Alexander was captured at the fall of Kildrummy Castle on 13 September 1306. He was taken to England and held prisoner. Alexander was one of the leaders of the Scottish army that campaigned in Galloway in 1308. He was lastly summoned to the Scottish parliament in 1309, however apparently had died in 1308.
- David Lindsay of Crawford, married Maria de Abernethy, had issue.
- Alexander Lindsay of Ormistoun
- Reginald Lindsay
- William Lindsay, canon of Glasgow
- Beatrice Lindsay, married firstly Archibald Douglas, and secondly, Robert Erskine of that Ilk, had issue from both marriages.
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- Barron, Evan Macleod (1914). The Scottish war of independence; a critical study by Evan Macleod Barron. J. Nisbet.
- McAndrew, Bruce A. Scotland's Historic Heraldry, Boydell Press, 2006. ISBN 9781843832614
- Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, Volume 1. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003.