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Clan Chiefs

Sir Robert de Meyners, (1177-1266)
(Possibly son of Anketillus de Maynoers whose name appears on a charter in the time of William the Lion (d. 1214))

Sir Alexander de Meyners, (1235-1320)

Sir Robert de Meyners, (1267-1346)

John de Meyners, (1323-1410)

Robert de Meignes, (1353-1411)

Sir David de Mengues, (1377-1449)

John de Mengues, (1397-1467)

Sir Robert Menzies, (1433-1523)

Sir Robert Menzies of Menzies, (1475-1557)

Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies, (1504-1563)
(His son James, by his second wife founded the Menzies of Culdares branch. See below.)

James Menzies of Menzies, (1523-1585)
(This was the issue of Sir Alexander’s first marriage.)

Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies, (1566-1644)

Duncan Menzies of Menzies, (1600-1656)

Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies, (1623-1694) 1st Baronet

Sir Alexander Menzies of Menzies, (1682-1709) 2nd Baronet

Sir Robert Menzies of Menzies, (1706-1786) 3rd Baronet

Sir John Menzies of Menzies, (1739-1800) 4th Baronet

Sir Robert Menzies of Menzies, (1745-1813) 5th Baronet

Sir Neil Menzies of Menzies, (1780-1844) 6th Baronet

Sir Robert Menzies of Menzies, (1817-1903) 7th Baronet

Sir Neil Menzies of Menzies, (1855-1910) 8th Baronet

Dormant from 1910-1957

Ronald Steuart Menzies of Menzies
(Descended from James Menzies, son of Sir Alexander Menzies, (1504-1563) of Menzies and his second wife.)

David Steuart Menzies of Menzies
(Current Chief)

Please note that some of the dates, especially for some of the earlier Chiefs are approximate. Also, there was not always a direct succession (i.e. father, then son) which is why some of the dates overlap.

This article was originally written by Dr. A. D. Dewar and is reprinted with his permission.

 
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