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John Montgomery

Male Abt 1359 - 1429  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name John Montgomery  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1359  of Eaglesham, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Eglinton, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alternate birth Abt 1359  of Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died Between 14 Feb 1427 and 22 Nov 1429  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Alternate death 1429  [4
    Alternate death Bef 22 Nov 1429  [5
    Person ID I27419  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2020 

    Father Alexander Montgomery,   d. Bef 2 Jan 1364 
    Mother Elizabeth Eglinton,   b. Abt 1340,   d. Aft 1 Aug 1387  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married Abt 1358  [3
    Family ID F16373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes of the Isles,   d. Bef 9 Mar 1414 
    Children 
    +1. Joanna Montgomery,   bur. Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Agnes Montgomery
    +3. Alexander Montgomery,   b. Abt 1385,   d. Aft 7 Oct 1469  (Age ~ 84 years)
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F16371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "[O]f age by 21 July 1380 when he leased the lands of Eglinton for ten years from Sir James Douglas of Dalkeith, being styled 'nobilem domicellum Johannem de mongomery dominum de Thornton,' captured at the battle of Homildon Hill in 1402, on the jury in May 1425 that condemned Murdoch, Duke of Albany, later a hostage in England for the return of the Earl of Douglas." [The Ancestry of Charles II, citation details below]

  • Sources 
    1. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant ed. Vicary Gibbs, H. A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand, Howard de Walden, Geoffrey H. White and R. S. Lea. 2nd edition. 14 volumes (1-13, but volume 12 spanned two books), London, The St. Catherine Press, 1910-1959. Volume 14, "Addenda & Corrigenda," ed. Peter W. Hammond, Gloucestershire, Sutton Publishing, 1998.

    2. [S4441] Andrew B. W. MacEwen, "Seven Scottish Countesses, A Miscellany: I. Margaret Montgomery, Countess of Lennox." The Genealogist 11:176, Fall 1997.

    3. [S1480] The Ancestry of Charles II, King of England: A Medieval Heritage by Charles M. Hansen and Neil D. Thompson. Saline, Michigan: McNaughton and Gunn, 2012.

    4. [S4088] Andrew B. W. MacEwen, "The Boyd Tomb at Kilmarnock." The Genealogist 24:52, Spring 2010.

    5. [S53] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years by Frederick Lewis Weis. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and William R. Beal. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.