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  • ID: I126160
  • Name: William Fitz Duncan, Earl Of Moray
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: Fitz Duncan, Earl Of Moray
  • Name: Guillaume Fils De Duncan
  • Given Name: Guillaume Fils
  • Surname: De Duncan
  • Name: Uilleam Macdonnchada
  • Given Name: Uilleam
  • Surname: Macdonnchada
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Abt 1090 in Atholl, Perth, Scotland
  • Note:
    Sources for this Information:
    parents: [Ref: CP I p353(d), ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154, Sanders Baronies p134(7), Weis AR7 #40], father: [Ref: Sanders Baronies p142(4)]
  • Death: Abt 1153 1
  • Note:
    Sources for this Information:
    date: 1152-4 [Ref: Sanders Baronies p134, Sanders Baronies p142] 1153-4 [Ref: Paget HRHCharles p154] 1153/54 [Ref: ES II #89]
  • Occupation: Bet 1130 and 1147 Mormaer Of Moray 1
  • _UID: 4B31E42E1E90471B97B6C62EEDF2431B1C15
  • Change Date: 28 Jan 2013 at 12:37
  • Note:
    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    Cokayne, George Edward, Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, GreatBritain, and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct, or dormant. Gloucester: ASutton, 1982.

    Paget, Gerald, The Lineage and Ancestry of H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince ofWales. London: Charles Skilton Ltd, 1977. Nypl ARF+ 78-835.

    Sanders, I. J., English Baronies, A Study of Their Origin and Descent1086-1327. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1960.

    Schwennicke, Detlev, ed., Europaische Stammtafeln: Stammtafeln zur Geschichteder europaischen Staaten, New Series. II: Die Ausserdeutschen Staaten DieRegierenden Hauser der Ubrigen Staaten Europas. Marburg: Verlag von J. A.Stargardt, 1984.

    Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr, David Faris, Ancestral Rootsof Certain American Colonists who came to America before 1700, 7th Edition,Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1992.
    RESEARCH NOTES:
    Earl of Moray, Lord of Skipton [Ref: Paget HRHCharles p154]

    after 1139: obtained the Barony of Allendale (Papcastle) and Cockermouth fromhis cousin Alan d.post 1139, second son of Waltheof [Ref: Sanders Baroniesp134]
    Sources for this Information:
    parents: [Ref: CP I p353(d), ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154, SandersBaronies p134(7), Weis AR7 #40], father: [Ref: Sanders Baronies p142(4)]
    Sources for this Information:
    date: 1152-4 [Ref: Sanders Baronies p134, Sanders Baronies p142] 1153-4 [Ref:Paget HRHCharles p154] 1153/54 [Ref: ES II #89]

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    William fitz Duncan is a modern anglicisation of either the Old French Guillaume fils de Duncan or the Middle Irish Uilleam mac Donnchada. William was a Scottish prince, a territorial magnate in northern Scotland and northern England, a fine general and the legitimate son of king Donnchad II of Scotland by Octreda.

    In 1094, his father Donnchad II was killed by Mormaer MŠel Petair of Mearns, supporting the claims of King Domnall III BŠn. It is probable that William left Scotland with his mother in that year, to the safety of Allerdale in Cumberland. A decade or so later, he ventured to the court of his half-uncle.

    Under the reign of his half-uncle Alexander I, it is highly likely that William was regarded as a viable tanaiste (i.e. "designated heir") , but Henry I of England supported David. When David succeeded, William, as the legitimate king under the rules of primogeniture was certainly bought off by David, probably being made tanaiste. William repeatedly leads the lists of witnesses appearing in Scottish royal charters in the reigns of Alexander I and David I.

    A 13th century northern English source claims that William was Mormaer of Moray. As this source had no reason to make this up, it is highly likely that William was made the ruler of Moray after the defeat of King ”engus of Moray in 1130. It is feasible that this grant had something to do with the coming of age of David's son, Prince Henry. As well as being the ruler of Moray, William controlled the English lands of Allerdale, Skipton and Craven, making him one of the greatest barons of northern England.

    William was a great warrior. He frequently led Scottish armies. In the campaign of 1138, he led an army of Gaels that defeated a Norman English army at the Battle of Clitheroe, raising the hopes for the success of the royal army, hopes which failed to materialize at the Battle of the Standard.

    William had several marriages. His first marriage was over, presumably through death, by the year 1137, when he married Alice de Rumilly[1]. By the latter, he had a son, also called William (William of Egremont or William the Atheling), who died in 1160. He also had a large number of bastards, probably including Wimund of the Isles. It is now presumed that Domnall mac Uilleim, and the Meic Uilleim clan that repeatedly rebelled against later Scottish kings in their quest to gain the Scottish throne, were legitimate descendants of a marriage to a daughter of ”engus of Moray.

    He died in 1147, whereupon Moray fell back into the hands of David.
    (Wikipedia)




    Father: Duncan II Mac Mael Coluim b: Abt 1060 in Scotland
    Mother: Ethelreda Of Northumberland

    Marriage 1 Gruaidh
    • Married: 0001
    • Note:
      Sources for this Information:
      date: first marriage of William [Ref: ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154], child: [Ref: ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154]
    • Change Date: 13 Oct 2012
    Children
    1. Has Children Donald Macwilliam
    2. Has No Children Gospatrick Macwilliam, Lord Of Airton

    Marriage 2 Alice Rumilly b: Abt 1115 in Copeland, Cumberland, England
    • Married: 1138 1
    • Note:
      Sources for this Information:
      date: 1138 as second marriage of William [Ref: ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154] first marriage of Alice [Ref: Sanders Baronies p115, Sanders Baronies p142], names: [Ref: Sanders Baronies p134(7)], child: [Ref: CP I p353(d), CP I p353, ES II #89, Paget HRHCharles p154, Sanders Baronies p115(4), Sanders Baronies p115, Sanders Baronies p142, Weis AR7 #40]
    • Change Date: 28 Jan 2013
    Children
    1. Has No Children William De Egremont
    2. Has Children Cicely Fitzwilliam b: Abt 1138 in Skipton-In-Craven, Yorkshire, England
    3. Has Children Amabel Fitzwilliam b: Abt 1148 in Copeland, Cumberland, England
    4. Has No Children Alice De Rumely, Lady Of Cockermouth And Aller b: 0003

    Marriage 3 Spouse Unknown
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 28 Jan 2013

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Wikipedia
      Title: Wikipedia
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