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Richard Comyn

Male - 1182


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  • Name Richard Comyn  [1
    Born of Northallerton & Badenoch, Invernessshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1176 and 1182  [2, 3
    Person ID I6942  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2017 

    Family Hextilda of Tynedale 
    Children 
    +1. William Comyn,   d. 1233
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F1412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Justiciar of Scotland. One of the hostages for the Treaty of Falaise, 1174.

      His alleged descent from Robert Comyn, eleventh-century Earl of Northumberland, was fastidiously demolished in 1904 by J. Horace Round (citation details below).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1188] J. Horace Round, "The Origin of the Comyns." The Ancestor 10:104, July 1904.

    2. [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.

    3. [S1016] Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell by Carl Boyer III. Santa Clarita, California, 2001.