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Alexander Comyn

Male - Bef 1290


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  • Name Alexander Comyn  [1
    Born of Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 6 Apr 1290  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I1290  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2018 

    Father William Comyn,   d. 1233 
    Mother Margaret,   d. 1243 
    Married Abt 1210  [2, 5
    Family ID F3334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth de Quincy,   d. Bef 4 May 1303 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Comyn,   d. Bef 17 Feb 1329
    +2. Alexander Comyn,   d. 1308
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F4680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Buchan. Justiciar, 1251-55 and 1257-89. Called by Complete Peerage "one of the most powerful nobles of the time."

  • Sources 
    1. [S2338] Bruce McAndrew, "The Collective Memory in Scottish Heraldry: Fiction, Fact, and Fancy." Foundations 10:62, 2018.

    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    3. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    4. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    5. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001., "no later than 1214".