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Gillebride

Male - Abt 1187


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  • Name Gillebride  
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1187  [1, 2
    Person ID I736  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2017 

    Family (Unknown wife of Gillebride, Earl of Angus) of Dunbar 
    Children 
    +1. Gilchrist,   d. Aft 1203
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F2411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Gille Brigte; Ghillebrite; Gilbert. Earl of Angus; one of the seven earls of Scotland. Present at the Scots defeat at the Battle of the Standard, 22 Aug 1138. In 1174 he was one of the hostages for William the Lion.

      "Gillbride, Earl of Angus [S.], was at the battle of the Standard, 22 Aug. 1138, when the Scots were totally defeated at Northallerton, co. York, and was (long afterwards) one of the hostages for King William the Lion [S.] in 1174. He seems to have m., 1stly, a da. of Gospatrick, Earl of Dunbar [S.]. He apparently m.,, subsequently, the h. of the Earls of Caithness [S.], who was mother, by him, of Magnus, Earl of Caithness [S.] in 1232. He d. about 1187." [Complete Peerage I:145, as corrected in Volume XIV.]

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

    2. [S800] The Scots Peerage, Founded on Wood's Edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, Containing an Historical and Genealogical Account of the Nobility of That Kingdom. Ed. James Balfour Paul. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1904-1914.