LESLIE, BARBARA [SSNE 7563]
Barbara Leslie was the eldest daughter of Alexander Leslie, Earl of Leven [SSNE 1]. She married Sir John Ruthven [SSNE 191]. Details of her life are scant, but she must have been raised partly in Sweden and/or Germany.
Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.42.