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  • ID: I10018
  • Name: Donald 6th Earl de MAR , Sir 1 2 3 4 5
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1243 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
  • Death: AFT 25 JUL 1297 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 4
  • Note:
    Donald (Sir),6th Earl of Mar; knighted 1270; one of the leading Scottish nobles who recognised Alexander III's daughter Margaret as heir to the throne after her father's death Feb 1283/4; following Margaret's death 1290 supported Robert the Bruce but was one of the seven Earls of Scotland who referred a decision in the matter to Edward I of England, to whom he swore fealty as overlord 13 June 1291; nevertheless was a leading participant in the Scottish Uprising against the English shortly afterwards, being captured by them following the Battle of Dunbar 27 April 1296 and renewing his allegiance to Edward I thereafter. [Burke's Peerage]

    Donald, Earl of Mar, by his 1st wife Helen, daughter of Llewellyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales. [Magna Charta Sureties, Line 41-5]

    Donald, Earl of Mar, by Helen or Elen, illegitimate daughter of Llewellyn ap Iorwerth, Prince of Wales, widow of Malcolm, Earl of Fife. [Magna Charta Sureties, Line 41b-5]

    Donald, Earl of Mar, was knighted 1270, living 25 July 1297, d. shortly thereafter. His wife, and mother of Isabel, was Helen, widow of Malcolm, 7th Earl of Fife, d. 1266, and daughter of Llewellyn, Prince of North Wales. [Ancestral Roots, Line 252-30]



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    Father: William 5th Earl de MAR , Sir b: 1222 in Mar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    Mother: Elizabeth COMYN b: ABT 1223 in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Helen verch LLEWELYN b: ABT 1230 in Caernarvonshire, Wales
    • Married: ABT 1269 in 2nd husband 6
    Children
    1. Has Children Margaret (Marjory or Mary) de MAR b: ABT 1270 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    2. Has Children Gratney 7th Earl de MAR , Sir b: ABT 1272 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    3. Has Children Margaret of MAR b: ABT 1274 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    4. Has Children Isabel (Matilda) de MAR b: ABT 1278 in Kildrummy Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 41-5, 41b-5
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 2770
      Text: father of Marjory
    3. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1853
    4. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 252-30
    5. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: III:57
    6. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1853
      Text: no date given, 2nd husband
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