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  • ID: I33988
  • Name: Duncan MACDUFF , 9th Earl of Fife, Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: 09th Earl of /Fife/, Duncan MacDuff
  • Birth: 1262 in Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland 1
  • Death: 25 SEP 1288 in Petpolloch, Scotland (murdered) 1
  • Note:
    EARLDOM OF FIFE (IX) 1270

    DUNCAN [MACDUFF?], EARL OF FIFE [SCT], son and heir, aged 8 years at his father's death in 1270; admitted to the possession of his Earldom in 1284; was chosen, 11 April 1286, one of the six Regents of the Kingdom [SCT]. He married Joan, daughter of Gilbert (DE CLARE), EARL OF GLOUCESTER, by his 1st wife. He was murdered by Sir Patrick Abernethy and others (b), 25 September 1288, at Petpolloch. His widow married, after 22 April 1299, Sir Gervase AVENEL, and was living 1323-24, [Complete Peerage V:373-4, (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

    (b) "As a young man he was cruel and greedy beyond all that we commonly have seen, abstaining from no injustice whereby he could minister to his avarice." V.G




    Father: Colbran MACDUFF , 8th Earl of Fife, Sir b: AFT 1245 in Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland
    Mother: Anne DURWARD b: ABT 1246 in Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland

    Marriage 1 Joan de CLARE b: ABT 1261 in Tonbridge, Tunbridge, Kent, England
    • Married: in 1st husband 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Isabel of FIFE b: ABT 1277 in Methil, Fifeshire, Scotland
    2. Has No Children Duncan MACDUFF , 10th Earl of Fife, Sir b: 1285 in Methil, Fifeshire, 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: V:373-4
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