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, Donald 'Bane' King of Scots
Uhtred Lord of Tynedale
(About 1075-)
(About 1095-)
(About 1130-)


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1. COMYN, Richard Justiciar of Lothian

2. Malcolm Earl of Atholl

Hextilda 1 2 3

  • Born: About 1130
  • Marriage (1): COMYN, Richard Justiciar of Lothian in 1145 1 2
  • Marriage (2): Malcolm Earl of Atholl by 1182 1

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Hextilda married Richard COMYN Justiciar of Lothian in 1145.1 2 (Richard COMYN Justiciar of Lothian was born in 1114 and died after 1176 1 3.)

  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

Hextilda next married Malcolm Earl of Atholl, son of Matad Earl of Atholl and First WIFE.1 (Malcolm Earl of Atholl was born about 1130 and died by 15 February 1198 6.)

  Marriage Notes:

"Malcolm was twice married, but the name of his first wife has not been ascertained......
... he had by his first wife :
1. Simon, named in the Liber Vitae
2. HENRY, who succeeded him, but who may not have been the eldest son, as Simon is named before him in the Liber Vitae.
3. Duncan, and
4. Malcolm,
are named in charters as brothers of Henry, Duncan also appearing in the Liber Vitae. Malise, brother of the Earl of Atholl, appears as a witness to a charter by Earl
Henry. The Liber Vitae gives as sisters of Henry :
(1) Bedoch ; (2) Cristina ; and (3) Margaret."

from Scots Peerage 1 2


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).

6 Internet Site, Malcolm, Earl of Atholl (D.c1197).

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