Name: William de Turin
Suffix: of Foveran 1
Residence: Foveran, Aberdeenshire
Change Date: 20 MAR 2008
Possibly a kinsman of Adam Turin, concerned in matters relating to the park of Fyvie 1323. Hhad a charter of Foveran, Aberdeenshire, from David II on its recognition from Henry DE STEABROKE, and was s. by
Andrew TURIN of Foveran, probably his son
One account of the Turings of Foveran in Aberdeenshire is that they came from Tour d'Auvergne in France with King David II. and got ...
According to Debrett's Peerage:
"The family of Turing, originally French, settled in the barony of Tourin, in Forfarshire, which they held for several generations. Sir William TURYN attached himself to the fortunes of King David II., and shared that monarch's exile; his loyalty was however subsequently rewarded by a grant of the barony of Foveran, in Aberdeenshire, which his descendants held more than 300 years."
According to ?The Lay of the Turings?, the family's early line of descent was as follows: [ref. 8]
Andrew TURYN, 1316.
Adam Turyn, 1325.
William TURING, 1342.
Andrew TURING, 1389 and 1417.
John TURING, 1430 and 1493, m. Janet DE HAY (daughter of Sir William DE HAY of Erroll, hereditary high constable of Scotland).
William TURING, 1440 and 1505, m. Eliza CHEYNE, resigned in favor of his son Gilbert 1505.
Gilbert TURING, 1505, probably k. at Flodden 1513.
Gilbert TURING, 1514, m. Catherine ARBUTHNOTT (daughter of Andrew ARBUTHNOTT and Elizabeth STRACHAN).
A son of Gilbert and Catherine, William TURING, 1555, m. Janet LESLIE and had issue as follows:
1. James TURING, 1560 and 1600, who had, among others, Janet TURING, m. John JOHNSTONE.
- Andrew Turin
- Type: Book
Periodical: Burke's Peerage
- Type: Book
Periodical: The Lay of the Turings: a sketch of the family history ... in verse by H. M'K. With a genealogical table
Author: Henry Mackenzie, Robert Fraser Turing
Date: abt 1849