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CALDER, William 3rd Thane of Cawdor
(About 1315-After 1372)
CALDER, Andrew 4th Thane of Cawdor, Sheriff of Nairn
(About 1345-1405)
CALDER, Donal 5th Thane of Cawdor, Sheriff and Constable of Nairn
(About 1378-1442)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Unknown

CALDER, Donal 5th Thane of Cawdor, Sheriff and Constable of Nairn 1 2

  • Born: About 1378
  • Marriage (1): Unknown
  • Died: 1442 2

   Another name for Donal was CALDER, Donald.2

   User ID: C939.

  General Notes:

"Donal, Thane of Cawdor, served heir to his father in 1405, and acquired the other half of Dunmaglass, of Moy, near Forres, and Little Urchany; it is mentioned in the family genealogy that a daughter of Thane Donald married John de la Hay (vide the letter given ... (in Marriage Notes for Donal's daughter) from Thomas Dunbar, Earl of Murray, to John de la Hay)."

from Family of Hay




"Donald Calder - 5th Thane of Cawdor:

Died in 1442, was appointed on 15 November 1406, to the office of Sheriff and constable of Nairn. He purchased the lands of Dunmaglass in Strath Nairn from William Nairn Of Balquhonzie and was infeft therein 20th June 1414. In 1419 he purchased the lands of Moy near Forres in Moray from the Earl of Ross and likewise, in 1421, bought from Henry, Bishop of Moray the lands of Urchany Beg within the Barony of Fothryves and parish of Calder."

from Caddell, Calder and Cawdor: the family name in Scotland 1 2


Donal married.


Sources


1 e-books, The Family of Hay by Charles J. Colcock (1908).

2 Internet Site, https://www.scotland-inverness.co.uk/Chatelaine/CALDER.HTM Caddell, Calder and Cawdor: the family name in Scotland from an article by Bill Caddell (bcaddell@charter.net).

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