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  • ID: I26785
  • Name: Laurence Balfour
  • Suffix: Kt, of Munquhanny and Strathor
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1429 in Orléans, France
  • Cause: Killed in seige of Orleans
  • BATT: Siege of Orléans (killed)
  • Note: 1

    Sir Laurence de Balfour of Munquhanny and Strathor Knight, who was present on the part Duncan 8th Earl of Lennox at a Convention relative to the Patronage of Polmadie between that Earl and William, Bishop of Glasgow at the West Chapel of Edinburgh Castle where the Earl was then a prisoner 7 January 1424 - 5. Sir Laurence fell in France (probably about 1429 when Sir John Stewart of Darnley, the Earl's son-in-law, was slain at the siege of Orleans) leaving by Marjory, his wife, three sons
    I. George the eldest who succeeded him
    II. David Balfour of Corraldstone
    III. John of Balgarvy ancestor of Burleigh, Denmylie, Torry, Boghall etc. received from James II a gift of the lands of Easter and Wester Balgarvy
  • _UID: 9EDCD3EB8FB0459AB1FFC94CDAAB38EDC516
  • Change Date: 6 APR 2008



    Father: Michael Balfour
    Mother: Elena or Helen Abernethy

    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children George Balfour
      2. Has Children John Balfour

      Sources:
      1. Text: Lineage of the Family of Balfour of Trenabie
        In the Submission presented by Captain William Balfour in support of his Petition to be recognised as the heir male and representative of the ancient baronial family of Balfour of Munquhanny in the County of Fife following the death of his uncle, John Balfour, on 15 October 1842.
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