Sir William Douglas1

M, #107891, b. before 1326, d. August 1353
Last Edited=3 Jan 2015
     Sir William Douglas was born before 1326.1 He was the son of Sir James Douglas of Lothian and Joan (?).1,2 He married, secondly, Elizabeth Maxwell, daughter of Sir John Maxwell of Carlaverock.1 He married, firstly, Margaret de Graham, daughter of Sir John de Graham of Abercorn and Dalkeith, after 1345.3 He was murdered in August 1353 by William Douglas, 1st Earl of Douglas, without male issue.1
     Sir William Douglas also went by the nick-name of 'the Flower of Chivalry'.1 He was created 1st Earl of Atholl [Scotland] on 18 July 1341.1 He abdicated as Earl of Atholl after July 1341 in favour of Robert Stewart, grandson of King Robert I.1 On 3 November 1351 he entailed his lands of Liddesdale on the sons of his brother, John Douglas.1

Child of Sir William Douglas and Elizabeth Maxwell

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 310. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2786. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Margaret Bruce1

F, #107892
Last Edited=11 May 2008
     Margaret Bruce was the daughter of Robert le Brus, 1st Baron Brus and Margaret, Countess of Carrick.1 She married Sir William de Carlyle.1
     She was also known as Margaret de Brus.

Children of Margaret Bruce and Sir William de Carlyle

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

Sir William de Carlyle1

M, #107893, b. before 1312, d. before 1329
Last Edited=3 Oct 2003
     Sir William de Carlyle was born before 1312. He married Margaret Bruce, daughter of Robert le Brus, 1st Baron Brus and Margaret, Countess of Carrick.1 He died before 1329.1

Children of Sir William de Carlyle and Margaret Bruce

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

William de Carlyle1

M, #107894, d. 1347
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     William de Carlyle was the son of Sir William de Carlyle and Margaret Bruce.1 He died in 1347.1
     He was appointed Knight.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

John de Carlyle1

M, #107895, d. 1347
Last Edited=10 May 2003
     John de Carlyle was the son of Sir William de Carlyle and Margaret Bruce.1 He died in 1347.1
     He was appointed Knight.1

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.


Matilda Bruce1

F, #107896, d. between 1323 and 1329
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
     Matilda Bruce was the daughter of Robert le Brus, 1st Baron Brus and Margaret, Countess of Carrick.1 She married Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross, son of William de Ross, 3rd Earl of Ross and Euphemia de Berkeley, circa 1308.1 She died between 1323 and 1329.2 She was buried at Fearn, ScotlandG.2
     She was also known as Maud (?).3

Children of Matilda Bruce and Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 209.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross1

M, #107897, d. 19 July 1333
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
     Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross was the son of William de Ross, 3rd Earl of Ross and Euphemia de Berkeley. He married, firstly, Matilda Bruce, daughter of Robert le Brus, 1st Baron Brus and Margaret, Countess of Carrick, circa 1308.2 He married, secondly, Margaret Graham, daughter of Sir David Graham of Kincardine, before 29 November 1329.3 He married, thirdly, Jean Stewart, daughter of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and Alice Erskine.4 He died on 19 July 1333, killed in action.
     He held the office of Sheriff of Cromartie in 1316.5 He succeeded as the 4th Earl of Ross [S., c. 1225] on 28 January 1322/23.1 He fought in the Battle of Halidon Hill on 19 July 1333.6

Children of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Matilda Bruce

Children of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Margaret Graham

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XI, page 144. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 208. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume XI, page 145.
  4. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 214.
  5. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  6. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  7. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 209.
  8. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 223.

Matilda de Ross1

F, #107898, d. after 1350
Last Edited=3 Jul 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Matilda de Ross was the daughter of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Matilda Bruce.1 She married Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn, son of Malise, 7th Earl of Strathearn and Agnes (?), between 1325 and 1328.2,3 She died after 1350.1
     She was also known as Marjory.3 She was also known as Mary.2

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 209. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 642. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 133. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn1

M, #107899, b. circa 1290, d. between 1344 and 1357
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
     Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn was born circa 1290.2 He was the son of Malise, 7th Earl of Strathearn and Agnes (?).3,2 He married, firstly, Mary (?) before 1320.2 He married, secondly, Matilda de Ross, daughter of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Matilda Bruce, between 1325 and 1328.2,4 He married Marjory Ross, daughter of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Matilda Bruce, before 1334.5 He died between 1344 and 1357, without male issue.6
     He succeeded as the Earl of Caithness between 1320 and 1329.3 He gained the title of 8th Earl of Strathearn between 1323 and 1329.1,3 In 1331 he seems to have enjoyed revenues of a quarter of the Earldom of Caithness.2 In 1332 he was attainted and his honours forfeited.2 He gained the title of Earl of Orkney before 1334.2

Child of Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn and Mary (?)

Children of Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn and Matilda de Ross

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 209. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 642. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume XII/1, page 385. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  4. [S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 133. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.
  5. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  6. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 476.
  7. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 153.

William de Ross, 5th Earl of Ross1

M, #107900, d. 9 February 1371/72
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     William de Ross, 5th Earl of Ross was the son of Aodh de Ross, 4th Earl of Ross and Matilda Bruce.1 He married Mary Macdonald, daughter of Angus 'Oig' Macdonald, Lord of the Isles and Agnes O'Cathan, on 25 May 1342.2 He died on 9 February 1371/72.2
     He succeeded as the 5th Earl of Ross [S., c. 1225] on 19 July 1333.1

Child of William de Ross, 5th Earl of Ross

Children of William de Ross, 5th Earl of Ross and Mary Macdonald

Citations

  1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 209. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3401. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 207.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families, page 221.