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, Adam de Kilconquhar, Earl of Carrick, jure uxoris
(About 1245-1271)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Marjorie 3rd Countess of Carrick

, Adam de Kilconquhar, Earl of Carrick, jure uxoris 1

  • Born: About 1245
  • Marriage (1): Marjorie 3rd Countess of Carrick 1
  • Died: 1271, Acre, Kingdom of Jerusalem 1

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Adam married Marjorie 3rd Countess of Carrick, daughter of Neil 2nd Earl of Carrick, Regent and Guardian of Scotland and Margaret or Isabel STEWART.1 (Marjorie 3rd Countess of Carrick was born about 1252 and died by 27 October 1292 1.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Margaret or Marjorie, Countess of Carrick, married first, Adam de Kilconcath,who, in her right, was third Earl of Carrick. Engaging in the Crusade 1269, he went to the Holy Land under the banners of Louis IX. of France, and died at Acre, in Palestine, 1270. By him Marjorie had no issue." (page 426)

"Robert Bruce, eldest son of ' the Competitor,' married, as her second husband, Marjorle, eldest daughter and heiress of her father Neil, Earl of Carrick, and so became Earl of Carrick jure uxoris. Their meeting has been differently related by various authors, but the main features of the story are always the same. On Bruce's arrival at Turnberry to convey to the lady the news that her husband, Adam de Kilconquhar, had been slain at Acre, he met the child widow hawking with her attendants." (page 432)

from Scots Peerage 1

Sources


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).


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