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  • ID: I12676
  • Name: Gilbert MAGNUSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 33rd Jarl of /Orkney/, Gilbert (Gibbon) Magnusson
  • Name: 10th Earl of CAITHNESS , Gilbert Magnusson
  • Birth: ABT 1205 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland
  • Death: 1256 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland 1
  • Note:
    NORSE PREDECESSORS of the EARLS of ORKNEY - subject to King of Norway until after 1379

    GILBERT called Gibbon in the Annals of Orkney. His relationship to Jarl Magnus is not stated, but as his own son was called Magnus he may have been the son of Jarl Magnus II. As Earl of Caithness he was one of the nobles who pledged themselves to Pope Innocent IV as a guarantor of the treaty of 1244 between King Alexander II and Henry III, King of England. His death is recorded in 1256 in the Annals of Orkney, and in any case occurred before 12 Dec. 1257. He left a son Magnus and a daughter Maud, who m. a. 12 Dec. 1257, Malise, 5th Earl of Strathearn, and had issue. Her great-grandson Malise, 8th Earl of Strathearn, succeeded as Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness. [Complete Peerage, X:Appendix A:29]




    Father: Magnus GILLBRIDESSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney b: ABT 1180 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children Magnus GILBERTSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney b: ABT 1230 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland
      2. Has Children Maud of Caithness & ORKNEY b: ABT 1232 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland

      Sources:
      1. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: X:A:29
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