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  • ID: I11727
  • Name: Malcolm MACDUFF , 7th Earl of Fife, Sir 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 07th Earl of /Fife/, Malcolm MacDuff
  • Birth: ABT 1208 in Fifeshire, Scotland
  • Death: 1266 1 4
  • Note:
    EARLDOM of FIFE (VII) 1228

    Malcolm MacDuff, Earl of Fife, nephew and heir of Malcolm the 6th Earl, being son of Duncan, brother of the 6th Earl, by Alice, daughter of Walter Corbet, of Markerstoun. He favoured the English party. He was one of the guarantors of a treaty with the English in 1237 and 1244; was one of the guardians of the Realm, 20 Sep 1255.

    He m. Helen, daughter of Llewellyn, Prince of Wales. He d. 1266. His widow m. Donald, Earl of Mar, who d. about 1292. She was living 1291. [Complete Peerage V:373]


    Helen's first husband must have been an old man when she married him, for he succeeded his uncle in 1228. When he died, his son and heir was Colban, the 8th Earl, then under age, who had been knighted in his teens in 1264. Colban was married in his nonage, for when he died in 1270, when he could not have been more than 24, his heir was his son Duncan, aged 8. [Ancestral Roots]

    Father: Duncan MACDUFF , of Fife b: ABT 1175 in Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland
    Mother: Alice daughter of Walter CORBET , of Makerstoun b: ABT 1180 in Makerstoun, Kelso, Berwickshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Helen verch LLEWELYN b: ABT 1230 in Caernarvonshire, Wales
    • Married: in 1st husband 1 3 4
    1. Has Children Colbran MACDUFF , 8th Earl of Fife, Sir b: AFT 1245 in Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland

    1. Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists, 7th Edition, by Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr., 1999
      Page: 252-30
    2. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
      Page: 1853
    3. Title: Magna Charta Sureties 1215, Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Sheppard Jr, 5th Edition, 1999
      Page: 41b-5
    4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
      Page: V:373
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