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Fergus of Galloway Lord of Galloway
(-Abt 1136)
Elizabeth
Waltheof of Northumberland
Sigrid
Uhtred of Galloway Lord of Galloway
(Abt 1100-1174)
Gunhild of Northumberland
(-1166)
Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway
(1164-Bef 1200)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Helen de Morville

Roland of Galloway Lord of Galloway 1 2

  • Born: 1164
  • Marriage (1): Helen de Morville
  • Died: Bef 25 Dec 1200, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1, GB
  • BuriedMale: St. Andrew's Priory, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1, GB

  General Notes:

ROLAND Lord of Galloway , son of UHTRED Lord of Galloway & his wife Gunhild of Dunbar (-Northampton 1200, bur St Andrews). William of Newburgh names "fratri nefarie interempto filius Rollandus". John of Fordun´s Scotichronicon (Continuator) records that, after the death of "dominus Galwalliæ Gilbertus, filius Fergusii" in 1185, "Rotholandus filius Othredi" fought with "Gilpatricio, et Henrico Kennedy, necnon Samuele". Lord of Galloway. The Extracta ex Cronicis Scocie records that "Rothonaldus…dominus Galuidie, pater magni Alani" succeeded "Willelmo de Moreuilla constabulario Scocie" and married his sister. "Roland de Galweia fil Uchtredi costabularius reg Scott" donated property "apud Lochkendeloch" to Kelso monastery by charter dated to [1200]. "Rollandus filius Uctredi" donated "unam salinam in Preston" to Melrose abbey by undated charter. The Annals of Ulster record the death in 1200 of "Roland son of Uchtrach king of the Foreign-Irish". John of Fordun´s Scotichronicon (Continuator) records the death "apud Northamptonam" in 1200 of "Rotholandus de Galweia" and his burial "apud Sanctum Andream".

m HELEN de Moreville , daughter of RICHARD de Moreville, Constable of Scotland & his wife Avise de Lancaster (-11 Jun 1217). The Chronicle of John of Fordun (Continuator - Annals) records that "Rotholand lord of Galloway" married "William de Morville…[his] sister" who was her brother´s heir. The Extracta ex Cronicis Scocie records that "Rothonaldus…dominus Galuidie, pater magni Alani" succeeded "Willelmo de Moreuilla constabulario Scocie" and married his sister. "Elena de Morevilla" donated "elemosinam quondam patre mee in territorio de Killebeccokestun", and "de Widhope…ubique avia mea et avia hoinum meorum", to Melrose abbey for the souls of "…Willi fratris mei et Rollandi sponsi mei", by undated charter. Pleas taken in Westmoreland 14 Dec 1279 record the claim to "the moiety of the manors of Wyntone, Kingesmedburne, Appelby, Burgh and Kyrkeby Stephan" made by "Derverguilla widow of John de Balliol, Margaret de Ferrers countess of Derby, Elena widow of Alan la Zusche, Alexander Comin earl of Buchan and Elizabeth his wife" against "Roger de Clifford and Isabella his wife…and…Roger de Leyburne and Idonea his wife", and recites the inheritance of the manors from "one Hugh" [Hugh de Morville] to "Richard his brother and heir", to "William his son and heir…who died without heir of his body", and to "Elena…his sister and heir".

Lord Roland & his wife had three children: Alan, Thomas, Devorguilla and a daughter.

  Events

• Title: Constable of Scotland (1196 - ); Lord of Galloway. 1


Roland married Helen de Morville, daughter of Richard de Morville and Hawise de Lancaster. (Helen de Morville was born in 1153 3 and died on 11 Jun 1217 1.)


Sources


1 Frederick Lewis Weis, Jr. Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, Kaleen E. Beall, <i>Ancestral Roots Of Certain American Colonists Who Came To America Before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004 (Reprint)), 38:25.

2 George Edward Cokayne, "Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom" (Sutton Publishing Ltd., 2000), XII/2, p. 299.

3 Frederick Lewis Weis, Jr. Walter Lee Sheppard, William Ryland Beall, Kaleen E. Beall, <i>Ancestral Roots Of Certain American Colonists Who Came To America Before 1700: Lineages from Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Other Historical Individuals</i> (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2004 (Reprint)).

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