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Donald, Regent of Scotland

Male Abt 1293 - 1332  (~ 39 years)


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  • Name Donald  
    Suffix Regent of Scotland 
    Born Abt 1293  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Aug 1332  Dupplin, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I35651  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of GFS
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2021 

    Father Gratney of Mar,   b. Abt 1270,   d. Bef Sep 1305  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Family ID F20939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabel Stewart,   d. Between 15 Jun 1347 and 15 Jan 1348 
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Mar,   d. Bef 22 Nov 1393
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F20938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 8th Earl of Mar. Killed at the Battle of Dupplin Moor.

      From Wikipedia (accessed 24 Aug 2021):

      Domhnall II, Earl of Mar [...] was briefly Regent of Scotland during the minority of David II, King of Scotland. [...]

      It appears likely that he fought on the side of Edward II of England at the Battle of Boroughbridge in March 1322, as it is recorded that afterwards the Earl of Mar took Bartholomew de Badlesmere, who was one of Edward's captured opponents, to Canterbury.

      In 1332 the regent of Scotland, Thomas Randolph, 1st Earl of Moray, died. On 2 August Domhnall was elected as the new regent at a meeting of the Scottish nobles at Perth. Following the invasion of Edward Balliol, with the support of Edward III of England, Mar led the Scots loyalists to confront them. He was defeated and killed at the Battle of Dupplin Moor, only nine days after his election as regent.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics by Leo Van de Pas, continued by Ian Fettes and Leslie Mahler.