Name: Devorguille Of Galloway
Birth: ABT 1220 in Fotheringay Castle, Galloway, Scotland
Death: 28 JAN 1290
Burial: Sweetheart Abbey, nr Dumfries, Scotland
MEM: Sweetheart Abbey, nr Dumfries, Scotland
Change Date: 23 APR 2007
Devorgilla of the Scots, Princess d. 1290.
Scottish Princess and daughter of Alan, Earl of Galloway. Wife of John Balliol. She is an extremely pivotal figure in Scottish History, being one of the heiresses of the Royal House of Dunkeld. After the last member of this family (Queen Margaret) died in 1290, King Edward I of England chose Princess Devorgilla's son, John Balliol as King of the Scots. He reigned for four years (1292-1296).
Balliol College was founded by John Balliol, and was consolidated by the his widow Dervorguilla of Galloway.
Father: Alan MacDougal Or Macdonald b: ABT 1186
Mother: Margaret Canmore de Huntingdon
John De Baliol b: ABT 1212 in Barnard Castle, Gainford, Durham
- John De Baliol b: ABT 1248 in Barnard Castle, Gainford, Durham, England
- Alianore De Baliol
- Cecily de Baliol
- Ada de Balliol
John De Vaux