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  • ID: I4392
  • Name: Thomas Boyd
  • Suffix: 5th Feudal Baron of Kilmarnock
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 19 JUL 1439 in Craignaught Hill, Renfrewshire, Scotland 1
  • Cause: Slain by Alexander Stewart in revenge for Thomas?s killing of his brother
  • COMN: 18
  • COUS: 17C2R
  • Note: 2

    SIR THOMAS BOYD OF KILMARNOCK, Knight, was arrested by King James I for having wasted the Crown rents.
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    Early in 1439 he slew Sir Allan Stewart, Knight, at Polmais Thorn "for old feud that was betwixt them". Alexander Stewart, to avenge his brother's death, set upon Sir Thomas Boyd "in plaine battle" when Sir Thomas was "cruelly slain with many valiant men on every side."
    He left issue:
    1. Robert, first Lord Boyd
    2. Sir Alexander Boyd of Drumcol - in 1466 he was appointed to superintend the knightly exercises of the young King. On the downfall of his brother he was attained and executed on Castle Hill, Edinburgh, in 1469
    3. Marion - married Maxwell of Calderwood
    4. Margaret - married Alexander, Lord Montgomerie
  • _UID: C26EB9F72B5F49259D6750080ABA2E5B8149
  • Change Date: 25 OCT 2005



    Father: Thomas Boyd b: ABT 1385 in Kilmarnock, Renfrew
    Mother: Jane Montgomery

    Marriage 1 Isabel
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Robert Boyd b: 1420 in Kilmarnock, Renfrew
    2. Has Children Margaret Boyd

    Marriage 2 Lyle b: ABT 1405
    • Married:
    Children
    1. Has Children Boyd

    Sources:
    1. Type: Gedcom File
      Title: Familysearch.com Pedigree Resource
    2. Type: Web Site
      URL: http://www.artema.com.au/boyd/kilmarnock/sirthom1.htm
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