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|Duncan Earl of Mar & 5th Earl of Angus
Duncan Earl of Mar & 5th Earl of Angus 1
- Born: About 1175
- Marriage (1): Unknown
- Died: 7 February 1244 2 3
Other names for Duncan were EHISLACH, Donnchadh 4th Earl of Mar and EHISLACH, Duncan.
The Mormaerdom seems initially to have rotated between two kin-groups, that represented by Morggán, and that represented by Gille Críst. The Mormaerdom was split upon the accession of Donnchadh, a descendant of Morggán. Donnchadh got the title of Mormaer and the wealthier and militarily more useful upland parts of Mar, and Thomas Durward, a descendant of Gille Críst through the female line, got the coastal, low-lying arable land. The line of Mormaers ended when Mormaer Thomas died childless in 1374.
Internet Site, https://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy.
Internet Site, http://tribeofmar.com/.
e-books, The Earldom of Mar: Letters by Crawford, Lindsay etc (1882).