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, Mary 1
- Born: About 1330
- Marriage (1): KENNEDY, John of Dunure 1
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Mary married John KENNEDY of Dunure.1 (John KENNEDY of Dunure was born about 1320 and died soon after 30 October 1385 1.)
"Whoever he was, he was sufficiently prominent in 1354 to have his son and heir named as a hostage for King David II., and Gilbert his eldest son did become a hostage in 1357. Some years later he acquired the lands of Castlys (or Cassillis) from Marjorie Montgomerie, cousin and heiress of Christian Montgomerie, either by purchase or through marriage." (page 444)
"John Kennedy married a lady named Mary, referred to in his charter of 29 November 1371, but who she was is not certain. It has been variously stated that she was the Marjorie Montgomerie from whom or with whom he acquired Cassillis, but if so, she must have been his second wife ; that she was Mary de Carrick, or a Mary Douglas, but no evidence on the point has yet been found. He had issue...." (page 446)
from Scots Peerage (vol 2) 1
e-books, The Scots Peerage ed. Sir James Balfour Paul vol. 2 (1905).