Cainneach of Buchan
Gartnach of Buchan Mormaer of Buchan
(-After 1132)


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1. Ete MacDuff

Gartnach of Buchan Mormaer of Buchan 1

  • Marriage (1): Ete MacDuff 1
  • Died: After 1132 1

  General Notes:

GARTNACH (-after 1132). Mormaer of Buchan. "Alexander nepos regis Alexandri, Beth comes, Gospatricius Dolfini, Mallus comes, Madach comes, Rothri comes, Gartnach comes, Dufagan comes, Willelmus frater regine, Edwardus constabularius, Gospatricius filius Walthef, Ufieth Alfricus pincerna" witnessed the charter dated to [1114/15] under which "Alexander…rex Scottorum filius regis Malcolmi et regine Margerete et…Sibilla regina Scottorum filia Henrici regis Anglie" reformed Scone Abbey. "…Gartnach comes…" subscribed the possibly spurious charter dated to [1120] of "Alexander…Rex Scottorum…Sibilla regina Scottorum…".

m ETE Macduff, daughter of GILLIEMATHIL [Gilliemichael] [Earl of Fife] & his wife --- (-after 1132). Her parentage and marriage are confirmed by the Book of Deer which records the donation made by "Gartnait son of Cainnech and Ete daughter of Gille Michel" for "the consecration of a Church of Christ and Peter".

Earl Gartnach & his wife had one child: Eve. 1

Gartnach married Ete MacDuff, daughter of Gilliemathil MacDuff Earl of Fife and Unknown.1 (Ete MacDuff died after 1132 1.)


1 Charles Cawley, <i>Medieval Lands</i>.

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