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, Gilbert or Gille Brigte co-Lord of Galloway
(About 1126-1185)
FITWALTER, Alan 2nd High Steward of Scotland
(About 1140-1204)
Duncan Earl of Carrick
(About 1170-1250)
STEWART, Avelina
(About 1185-)
Neil 2nd Earl of Carrick, Regent and Guardian of Scotland
(About 1215-1256)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. STEWART, Margaret or Isabel

Neil 2nd Earl of Carrick, Regent and Guardian of Scotland 1 2

  • Born: About 1215
  • Marriage (1): STEWART, Margaret or Isabel 1 2
  • Died: 1256 2

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  General Notes:

"Neil, second Earl of Carrick, who was also called Nicol and Nicolaus, was a great benefactor to the Church, particularly to the monasteries of Crossraguel, and to Sandale in Kintyre. A. commission was granted by Henry III. in 1255 for receiving Neil, Earl of Carrick, and other Scotsmen into his protection, and he was one of the Regents of Scotland, and Guardians of Alexander III. and his Queen, appointed in the English interest at a convention at Roxburgh, 20 September 1255."

from Scots Peerage 2


Neil married Margaret or Isabel STEWART, daughter of Walter STEWART 3rd High Steward and Justiciar of Scotland and Beatrix.1 2 (Margaret or Isabel STEWART was born about 1213.)


  Marriage Notes:

"Margaret, who is said to have been married to Nigel or Neil of Galloway, Earl of Carrick."

from Scots Peerage (vol 1)



"Neil, Earl of Carrick, died in the year 1256. He is said to have married Margaret, daughter of Walter, High Steward of Scotland. He had issue four daughters, but only Margaret or Marjorie, the eldest, who succeeded him as Countess of Carrick, is known to history."

from Scots Peerage (vol 2 page 426)

"CARRICK
p. 426, l. 15, after ' Margaret,' insert ' or Isabel,' and add note, 'Neil, Earl of Carrick, and Isabel, Countess of Carrick, granted a charter to the Abbey of Saddell in Cantyre (Reg. Mag. Sig., 1 January 1507-8)'."

from Scots Peerage (vol 9 Addenda et Corrigenda) 1 2 3

Sources


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

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

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


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