Name: Uchtred Macdowal
Suffix: 10th Of Garthland 1
Change Date: 20 JAN 2011
Uchtred Macdowall, 10th Laird of Gartland was implicated in the conspiracy (Ruthven Raid). It is not known what part Uchtred played in the conspiracy, it was sufficient for him to require a royal pardon in 1584.
Uchtred Macdowall had retoured before the High Sheriff at Wigtown, on 29 February 1548, as son and heir to John Macdowall of Garthland slain at Pinkie Cleugh, universally reputed chief of the name, and had Bonds of Manrent from MacDouall of Logan and MacDowall of Freugh and others as their chief.
Uchtred entered a feud with Lochinvar upon the murder of Gilbert Macdowall of Barjarg.
Uchtred for his part in the Ruthven Raid was called to trial but had his summons deleted by the King?s warrant, 19 August 1584 and had a fresh charter from King James VI of the Baronies of Garthland and Corswall.
Not known which of his wives was mother of which child.
Father: John Macdowall
Mother: Margaret Campbell b: ABT 1508
- Uchtred Macdowal
- Type: Book
Periodical: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland
Title: Burke?s Landed Gentry Scotland Online
- Type: Web Site
Title: Stirnet Genealogy
Author: Patrick Barns-Graham