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, William (I) 2nd Earl of Ross
(About 1200-1274)
(About 1204-)
DE BERKELEY, Hugh 6th of Towie
William (II) 3rd Earl of Ross
(About 1242-About 1323)
(About 1260-)
ROSS, John, Sir
(About 1279-1309)


Family Links

1. COMYN, Margaret

ROSS, John, Sir 1

  • Born: About 1279
  • Marriage (1): COMYN, Margaret in 1309 1
  • Died: soon after 1309 1

   Another name for John was DE ROSS, John.2

   User ID: Y580.

  General Notes:

"Either at the death of Sir John Ross or of his widow, the lands passed to his nephew William, who became Earl of Ross in 1333."

from Scots Peerage 1

John married Margaret COMYN, daughter of Sir Alexander COMYN Sheriff of Aberdeenshire, Wigtownshire and Johanna LATIMER, in 1309.1 (Margaret COMYN was born about 1285.)

  Marriage Notes:

"John Comyn left no children by his wife, but he was succeeded by his nieces..... .... Margaret Comyn, the second daughter of Sir Alexander, received the half of the Earl of Buchan's whole lands in Scotland in tocher on her marriage, about 1309, with Sir John Ross, son of William, Earl of Ross. ..... Sir John Ross died childless, apparently very soon after his marriage, and his widow seems to have married a Sir William Lindsay.

from Scots Peerage (vol 2) 1


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

2 e-books, Transactions of the Banffshire Field Club 1936 - The Hays of Delgaty by Thomas Innes of Learney.

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