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Gospatric of Dunbar

Male Abt 1040 - 1075  (~ 33 years)


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  • Name Gospatric of Dunbar  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1040  [4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Between 1040 and 1048  [7
    Died Between 1073 and 1075  [6, 8
    Alternate death Abt 1075  [5, 7
    Person ID I5876  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of FW, Ancestor of GFS, Ancestor of JMF, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMH, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 

    Father Maldred,   b. Abt 1009,   d. 1045, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Mother Ealdgyth of Northumbria 
    Family ID F624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. Waltheof of Dunbar,   b. of Allerdale, Cumbria, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1126
    +2. Gospatric of Dunbar,   d. 22 Aug 1138, Cowton Moor, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Athelreda of Dunbar
    +4. Gunhilda
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F5318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Northumberland; Lord of Carlisle and Allerdale. Visited Rome, 1061.

      "Gospatric, earl of Northumbria (d. 1073x5), magnate, was the son of Maldred, whose father, Crinan, named in one source as Crinan 'the thegn', is usually identified with the lay abbot of Dunkeld of that name, who was father of Duncan I, king of Scots, and was killed in battle in 1045. That identification cannot be regarded as certain, but there is no doubt that Maldred was a man of high status, who married Ealdgyth, the daughter of Earl Uhtred of Northumbria and his wife, Ælfgifu, daughter of King Æthelred II, and that Ealdgyth was Gospatric's mother." [Oxford Dictionary of National Biography]

  • Sources 
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    3. [S4038] S. H. Lee Washington, "Genealogical Research in England: The Early History of the Stricklands of Sizargh, Ancestors of the Carletons of Massachusetts and the Washingtons of Virginia." Part II. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 96:307, Oct 1942.

    4. [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.

    5. [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.

    6. [S977] The Blackmans of Knight's Creek: Ancestors and Descendants of George and Maria (Smith) Blackman by Henry James Young. Carlisle, Pennsylvania: 1980.

    7. [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.

    8. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.