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SWINTON, John 14th of that Ilk, Sir
(About 1345-1402)


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1. Margaret Countess of Mar
2. STEWART, Margaret

SWINTON, John 14th of that Ilk, Sir 2

  • Born: About 1345
  • Marriage (1): Margaret Countess of Mar before July 1388 1
  • Marriage (2): STEWART, Margaret after 1390 2
  • Died: 14 September 1402, Battle of Homildon Hill, Northumberland, England 2

   User ID: D447.

John married Margaret Countess of Mar, daughter of Donald Earl of Mar, Regent of Scotland and Isabel STEWART, before July 1388.1 (Margaret Countess of Mar was born about 1325 and died in 1390 1.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Douglas and she were married, so far as can be ascertained, in 1357, and she survived him, marrying, as her second husband, before July 1388, Sir- John Swinton of Swinton, and dying in 1390."

from Scots Peerage (vol 3) 1

John next married Margaret STEWART, daughter of Robert STEWART Duke of Albany, Earl of Fife and Menteith and Margaret GRAHAM 10th Countess of Menteith, after 1390.2 (Margaret STEWART was born about 1364.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Margaret, married, first, after 1390, to Sir John Swinton of Swinton, who was killed at Homildon, 14 September 1402 ; and, secondly, to Robert Stewart of Lorn, by both of whom she had issue." (page 149 ii. 11 and 12)

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)

"p. 149, 11. 11 and 12, delete 'and, secondly, to Robert Stewart of Lome, by both of whom,'

and add

4. Joanna, married to Sir John Stewart of Ennerme [Innermeath], as is shown by a commission from Pope Benedict XIII. to the Bishop of St. Andrews to dispense with the marriage, dated at Avignon 5 Kal. October Anno 3 (A.D. 1397) (Regesta Avenionensia, 303, f. 556). They had issue."

from Scots Peerage (vol 9 Addenda et Corrigenda)

Joanna married Robert, the son of Sir John Stewart. See Marriage Notes for Joanna Stewart (D449) 2 3


1 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 3 (1906).

2 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 1 (1904).

3 e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 9 (1914).

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