The Phillips, Weber, Kirk, & Staggs families of the Pacific Northwest

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  • ID: I18717
  • Name: Simon FRASER , 1st Lord of Lovat 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1286 in Touch-Fraser, Stirlingshire, Scotland
  • Death: 19 JUL 1333 in Battle of Halidon Hill, Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England 1
  • Note:
    Sir Simon Fraser, of Brotherton and 1st of Lovat; probably the Simon commemorated in the Gaelic name for the Chief of the House MacShimi, MacShimidh or Mac Simi ("son of Simon"); Sheriff of Kincardine 1317; married Margaret, daughter of John, Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness, by his wife, who was possibly daughter but evidently ultimate heiress of Sir David Grahame, feudal Lord of Lovat, and was killed at the Battle of Halidon Hill. [Burke's Peerage]

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    The Frasers of Lovat are descended from Sir Alexander Fraser's younger brother, Simon, who also fought at Bannockburn, and each chief of Clan Fraser of Lovat is known as MacShimi (son of Simon).




    Father: Andrew FRASER , Sheriff of Stirling, Sir b: ABT 1264 in Touch-Fraser, Stirlingshire, Scotland
    Mother: Beatrix le CHEYNE b: ABT 1266 in Duffus, Morayshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Margaret of ORKNEY , Heiress of Lovat b: 1290 in Lovat, Inverness-shire, Scotland
      Children
      1. Has Children Alexander FRASER , 3rd Lord of Lovat b: ABT 1318 in Lovat, Inverness-shire, Scotland

      Sources:
      1. Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999
        Page: 1769
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