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|COMYN, John II 'The Black', of Badenoch, Guardian of Scotland, Sir
COMYN, John II 'The Black', of Badenoch, Guardian of Scotland, Sir 1 2 3
- Born: 1242 2
- Marriage (1): DE BALLIOL, Eleanor
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Birth of John II 'the Black' Comyn \endash he later married Eleanor de Balliol the daughter of John I Balliol tying him to her brother John Balliol King of the Scots 1292-96."
Controversial death of Walter Comyn (son of William Earl of Buchan and his first wife). John I Comyn is undisputed clan chief and Lord of Badenoch."
John II the Black Comyn serves as Guardian of the Realm 1286-1292."
John II Comyn, clan chief, is one of 6 Guardians of the Realm tasked with governing Scotland."
High-water mark of Comyn efforts to drive the English from Southern Scotland. The 3 main branches of the family \endash Badenoch, Buchan and Kilbride \endash equip their men and castles to attack and harry the English."
John II 'the Black' Comyn dies. John Comyn, Earl of Buchan becomes Justiciar of Scotland."
from Cumming Timetable 2
John married Eleanor DE BALLIOL, daughter of John DE BALIOL of Barnard Castle, 5th of Baliol and Devorgilla of Galloway. (Eleanor DE BALLIOL was born about 1246 1.)
" he ('The Black' Comyn) later married Eleanor de Balliol the daughter of John I Balliol tying him to her brother John Balliol King of the Scots 1292-96."
from Cumming Timetable
Internet Site, https://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy.
Internet Site, https://www.altyre-estate.co.uk/about-altyre-estate/clan-cumming-timeline - Clan Cumming Timeline from A History of their making: The Cummings of Altyre by Michael McCarthy (2019).
e-books, The Chiefs of Grant vol. 1 by William Fraser (1883).