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, Gilchrist 1st Earl of Angus
(About 1270-About 1115)
Gillbride 2nd Earl of Angus
(About 1114-Before 1189)
Gilchrist 4th Earl of Angus
(About 1150-About 1203)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Marjorie of Huntingdon

2. UNKNOWN,

Gilchrist 4th Earl of Angus 1

  • Born: About 1150
  • Marriage (1): Marjorie of Huntingdon
  • Marriage (2): UNKNOWN,
  • Died: About 1203 2

   Other names for Gilchrist were EHISLACH, Gilchrist 3rd Earl of Mar 2 and EHISLACH, Gille Crist.

  General Notes:

There is doubt among the sources about the marriages of Gilchrist. As well as Marjorie of Huntingdon, others are named as possible wives and mothers of his various children: Ingibiorg Ericsdottir and Marjorie Haraldsdottir. Marjories of Huntingdon is named as mother of his heir. 3

  Research Notes:

DIVISION

The Mormaerdom seems initially to have rotated between two kin-groups, that represented by Morggán, and that represented by Gille Críst. The Mormaerdom was split upon the accession of Donnchadh, a descendant of Morggán. Donnchadh got the title of Mormaer and the wealthier and militarily more useful upland parts of Mar, and Thomas Durward, a descendant of Gille Críst through the female line, got the coastal, low-lying arable land. The line of Mormaers ended when Mormaer Thomas died childless in 1374.

from Wikipedia


Gilchrist married Marjorie of Huntingdon, daughter of Henry MAC DABÍD of Scotland, Earl of Northumbria, Huntingdon and Ada DE VARENNE Countess of Warwick. (Marjorie of Huntingdon was born about 1150 and died about 1213.)


Gilchrist next married UNKNOWN.


Sources


1 Internet Site, https://www.electricscotland.com/history/nation/fraser.htm.

2 Internet Site, http://www.tribeofmar.org/pdf/The-List-of-the-Mormaers-&-Earl-of-Mar.pdf.

3 Internet Site, https://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy.


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