Ancestors of a 21st century British family

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  • ID: I9987
  • Name: William St Clair
  • Suffix: of Herdmanston
  • Prefix: Sir
  • Sex: M
  • Death: ABT 1325
  • Note: 1 2 3

    Once the seat of the Sinclairs of Herdmanston, ancestors of Lord Sinclair, Herdmanston Castle's only standing remains are a burial chapel and some outbuildings. The castle was near present-day Samuelston in East Lothian, overlooking the River Tyne.
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    1296, 10-Jul, Sir William Sinclair of Herdmanston, Swears loyalty to King Edward
    1 at Montrose, Scots Peerage (Paul).
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    The Sinclairs (de Sincleir) derive their name from St. Clair in the arrondissement of Pont d?Eveque, Normandy. In 1162 Henry de St. Clair, Normandy, received a charter of the lands of Herdmanston in Haddingtonshire from the de Morville Constable of Scotland, whose sheriff he was.
  • _UID: 6D914578E0B8433DA1C68EB16AB3A90544AB
  • Change Date: 24 OCT 2005



    Marriage 1 Spouse Unknown
      Children
      1. Has Children John St Clair b: 1322 in Herdmanston, East Lothian, Scotland

      Sources:
      1. Text: http://www.clansinclaircanada.ca
      2. Text: www.clansinclair.org
      3. Type: Web Site
        Title: Electric Scotland
        URL: http://www.electricscotland.com
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