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COMYN, William Earl of Buchan, jure uxoris, Justiciar of Scotland
FITZHUGH (?), Sarah
(About 1172-1204)
COMYN, Richard
COMYN, John I 'The Red'(1), of Badenoch & Tynedale, Justiciar of Galloway, Sir


Family Links

1. Marion of Galloway

COMYN, John I 'The Red'(1), of Badenoch & Tynedale, Justiciar of Galloway, Sir 2 3 4 5

  • Born: by 1220 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Marion of Galloway 1
  • Died: 1275 2 3 4

   Another name for John was CUMYN, John, Sir.1

   User ID: X901.

  General Notes:

Birth of John Comyn I (1215-75)."

John I Comyn dies.

from Cumming Timetable

"He (John I Comyn Lord of Badenoch) succeeded his uncle Walter, in 1258, as Lord of Badenoch, and was succeeded by his son John II, the 'Black Comyn'. John I was known as the 'Red Comyn', the nickname more commonly applied to his grandson."

from Wikipedia article 2 4

John married Marion of Galloway, daughter of Alan Lord of Galloway, Constable of Scotland and Margaret of Huntingdon.1 (Marion of Galloway was born about 1216.)

  Marriage Notes:

" 'for the Cumyns had great power in Galloway, Mary the sister of Devergoile, having married John Cumyn' (quoting Buchanan)"

"for Mary the sister of Devergoile (or Dornagilla, as he always called her) had married 'John Cumyn.'(quoting Buchanan)"

"Douglas, in his Baronage of Scotland, says, John Cumyn married 'Marion', daughter of 'Alan, Lord of Galloway.' "

from Bruces and Cumyns 1


1 e-books, Family Records of the Bruces and the Cumyns by M. E. Cumming Bruce (1870).

2 Internet Site,,_Lord_of_Badenoch.

3 Internet Site, William Comyn, jure uxoris Earl of Buchan.

4 Internet Site, - Clan Cumming Timeline from A History of their making: The Cummings of Altyre by Michael McCarthy (2019).

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

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