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COMYN, Richard Justiciar of Lothian
(1114-After 1176)


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1. Hextilda

COMYN, Richard Justiciar of Lothian 1 3

  • Born: 1114
  • Marriage (1): Hextilda in 1145 1 2
  • Died: After 1176 1 3

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Richard married Hextilda, daughter of Uhtred Lord of Tynedale and Bethoc, in 1145.1 2 (Hextilda was born about 1130.)

  Marriage Notes:

Richard marries Hextilda, daughter of Uchtred, Lord of Tynedale, and Bethoc daughter of King Donald III of Scotland -their 'strategic' marriage brings estates in Tynedale, Northumbria, Roxburgh, the Borders."

from Cumming Timeline

"Richard was the great-grandson of Robert Comyn, earl of Northumberland. He received lands in West Linton and married Hextilda, granddaughter and heiress of Donald Ban, king of Scotland." 4 5


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

2 Internet Site, Hextilda, Countess of Atholl.

3 Internet Site, People of Medieval Scotland 1093-1371 William Comyn, Earl of Buchan.

4 Internet Site, Clan Cumming Timeline from A History Of Their Making: The Cummings of Altyre by Michael McCarthy (2019).

5 Internet Site, Richard Comyn (D.C.1179).

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