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  • ID: I26022
  • Name: Magnus JOHNSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 37th Jarl of /Orkney/, Magnus V Johnsson
  • Name: 12th Earl of CAITHNESS , Magnus Johnsson 2
  • Birth: BEF 1290 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland 3
  • Death: BEF 4 AUG 1321 in (dsp) 4
  • Note:
    EARDOM of CAITHNESS (XII) 1300

    NORSE PREDECESSORS of the EARLS of ORKNEY - subject to King of Norway until after 1379

    Magnus V Jarl of Orkney and Earl of Caithness 1311 to 1321 or a. 1329. On 28 Oct. 1312 he witnessed the treaty of Inverness between King Robert I and Hakon V King of Norway (1299 to 1319), and on 6 Apr. 1320 he signed the Letter of the Scottish Nobles to the Pope, John XXII. He may have d. before 4 Aug. 1321 (d), and was certainly dead by 1329, when his widow granted a charter as such. Jarl Magnus V Johnsson, the last of the Angus line, m. Katherine, whose parentage is not recorded, and d. about 1329. [Complete Peerage, X:Appendix A:30]

    (d) See Anderson, OS., Intro., p. is, for the reasons for supposing that Jarl Magnus may have been dead a. 4 Aug. 1321, when Orkney was being administered by a Ballivus app, by the King of Norway, and Caithness by Henry St. Clair as Ballivus for the King of Scots.




    Father: John MAGNUSSON , Earl of Caithness & Orkney b: ABT 1259 in Orkney, Orkney Islands, Scotland
    Mother: Miss GRAHAM , Heiress of Lovat b: ABT 1268 in Lovat, Beauly, Inverness-shire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Katherine b: ABT 1290 in 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:30
      2. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: II:475-6
      3. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: X:A:30
        Text: assumed title in 1311 (of age)
      4. Title: Complete Peerage of England Scotland Ireland Great Britain and the United Kingdom, by G. E Cokayne, Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2000
        Page: X:A:30
        Text: probably, but definitely bef. 1329
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