Name: William St Clair
Suffix: of Herdmanston
Death: ABT 1325
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Change Date: 24 OCT 2005
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.
1296, 10-Jul, Sir William Sinclair of Herdmanston, Swears loyalty to King Edward
1 at Montrose, Scots Peerage (Paul).
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.
- John St Clair b: 1322 in Herdmanston, East Lothian, Scotland
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