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Alan de Wyntoun of Seton

Also Known As: "Alan Winton", "Alan de Seton"
Birthplace: Winton, East Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died in the Holy Land
Immediate Family:

Son of Alan Winton and Margaret Murray
Husband of Margaret de Seton, heiress of Seton
Father of Sir John de Seton; Christian de Seton, Countess of Dunbar & March; Sir William de Seton, 1st Lord Seton; Henry de Wyntoun and Alexander de Wyntoun of Seton

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About Alan de Wyntoun of Seton

Alan de Winton assumed his wife's name, and died in the Holy Land, leaving besides a daughter Christian de Seton who became Countess of Dunbar and March, three sons:  1st Sir William Seton, his successor and 1st Lord Seton; 2nd Alexander Seton who married Jean Halyburton, daughter of Sir Thomas Halyburton of Dirleton (recorded by Alexander Nisbet); and Henry who retained his father's name and inherited Wrychthouses (Wrightshouses, Edinburgh).  One of the oldest stones of this mansion bears the Seton's arms.

 The Scottish Wintons derive their name from the lands of Winton in the parish of Pencaitland, East Lothian. Early examples of the name recording include Alan de Wintoun of Soltre, Scotland in 1214, Seton of Dunfermline, Seton of Garleton, Seton of Kingston, Seton of Seton, Seton of Winton


m. (c1347) Alan de Wyntoun (from Seton's of Winton, from Adam de Seton's second son).

 (((A))) Sir William Seton of Seton, 1st Lord Seton - Lords Seton Line 
  m. Catherine St. Clair, dau of Sir William St. Clair (Sinclair) of Herdmanston. 
   (((B))) Henry de Wyntoun of Wrychhouses (Wrighthouses), continued the Winton name and line (note later Chronicler Andrew Wyntoun). 
 (((C))) Christiana de Seton  
  m. George, 10th Earl of Dunbar, 3rd Earl of March. 

Alan de Wyntoun1 Wynton, Aleyn de (del counte de Edeneburgh).

Wynton, Aleyn de (del counte de Are).

Wynton, Gode de (del counte de Edeneburgh).

Wynton, Thomas de (del counte de Are). M, #262622

Last Edited=15 Aug 2009

    Alan de Wyntoun married Margaret de Seton, daughter of unknown de Seton, circa 1347.1
    Alan de Wyntoun was also known as Alan de Seton.2

Children of Alan de Wyntoun and Margaret de Seton

Sir William de Seton+ d. c Mar 1409/101

Christian de Seton+ 3


[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1285. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1207.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1205.

Andrew Alan De Wyntoun1 was born 1315 in Wintoun Castle, Pencaitland, East Lothian1. He married Margaret De Seton.

Children of Andrew Alan De Wyntoun and Margaret De Seton are: +William de Seton, b. 1335, Berwickshire Aberdeenshire1, d. Mar 14101.

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Alan de Wyntoun of Seton's Timeline

Winton, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 39
Seton, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 49
Cockburn, Berwickshire, Scotland
Age 52
Seton, East Lothian, Scotland
Age 56
Age 56
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