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Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I4803
  • Name: Hugh Ross
  • Suffix: 4th or 6th Earl of Ross
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1275
  • Death: 19 JUL 1333 in Halidon Hill, Northumberland, England
  • Occupation: Sheriff of Cromartie 1316
  • Cause: Killed in battle
  • Note: 1

    HUGH 4th EARL OF ROSS; Sheriff of Cromartie 1316; m 1st 1308 Maud/Matilda, sis of ROBERT I, and had:
    1a WILLIAM, 5th EARL OF ROSS; m (dispensation 25 May 1342) Mary, dau of Angus Og (?The Lesser?), Lord of the Isles (see BOSVILLE-MACDONALD OF SLEAT, Bt), and d 9 Feb 1371/2, having had:
    1b William; dsp vp 1357
    1b EUPHEMIA, COUNTESS OF ROSS; m 1st (dispensation 24 Nov 1366) Sir Walter Leslie, s of Sir Andrew Leslie of that Ilk (see ROTHES, E); m 2nd c 24 July 1382 (divorce 1392) Alexander Stewart ?Wolf of Badenoch? (see MORAY, E), and d c 1394/5, having had by her 1st husb:
    1c ALEXANDER LESLIE, 7th EARL OF ROSS; m by 1398 Isabel, dau of Robert Stewart, Earl of Fife and Duke of Albany (see MORAY, E), 3rd s of ROBERT II, and d 8 May 1402, leaving:

    1d EUPHEMIA, whose inheritance was a cause of the Battle of Harlaw 24 July 1411; resigned earldom 12 June 1415 and became a nun.
    1c Margaret/Mary; m Donald, Lord of the Isles, who claimed the earldom in right of his w, and whose heirs s as Earls of Ross (see BOSVILLE-MACDONALD OF SLEAT, Bt)
    2b Joanna/Janet; m 1375 Sir Alexander Fraser of Cowie, ancestor of the Lords Saltoun of Abernethy (qv)
    2a John; dsp unm 27 May 1364
    1a Marjory; m by 1334, as his 2nd w, Malise, Earl of Strathearn, Caithness and Orkney.

    The 4th EARL m 2nd Margaret (m 2nd 1341 John de Barclay), dau of Sir David Graham, of Old Montrose, and was ka Battle of Halidon Hill 19 July 1333, having by her had:
    3a HUGH; see below
    2a Euphemia; m 1st John Randolph, 3rd Earl of Moray (dsp Battle of Durham 17 Oct 1346); m 2nd (dispensation 2 May 1355), as his 2nd w, Robert, Earl of Strathearn, afterwards ROBERT II, and had issue.
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  • Change Date: 28 MAY 2007

    Father: William Ross b: ABT 1249
    Mother: Euphemia b: ABT 1249

    Marriage 1 Jean Stewart
    • Married:

    Marriage 2 Matilda Bruce
    • Married: 1308 2
    1. Has Children William Ross
    2. Has Children Marjorie Ross
    3. Has Children Janet Ross

    Marriage 3 Margaret Graham
    • Married: 29 NOV 1329 2
    1. Has Children Hugh Ross b: 1315
    2. Has Children Euphemia Ross
    3. Has Children Janet Leslie

    Marriage 4 A wife of Hugh Ross
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Lilias Ross b: 1329 in Rosshire, Scotland

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