Alexander de Stirling
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Stirling was the eldest son of William de Stirling. He held the office of Justiciar of Lothian jointly between 1206 and 1215 and Sheriff of Stirling at various times between 1189 and 1242. Alexander had lease of 1/3rd share of the Lordship of Cadder and was succeeded by his younger brother John.
- Riddell, John. Comments in refutation of pretensions advanced for the first time, and statements in a recent work "The Stirlings of Keir and their family papers," with an exposition of the right of the Stirlings of Drumpellier to the representation of the ancient Stirlings of Cadder. W. Blackwood and Sons, 1860.
- Sterling, Edward Boker. The Sterling genealogy, Volume 1 of Sterling genealogy library edition. Grafton Press, 1909.