Alicia Giffard (c.1346 - 1420) MP

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Nicknames: "Alice Gifford"
Birthplace: Yester, Peebles-Shire, Scotland
Death: Died in Kilmarnock, , Renfrewshire, Scotland
Managed by: Margaret, (C)
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About Alicia Giffard

Alicia Giffard was the second oldest of the daughters of Hugh Giffard of Yester. She married Thomas Boyd, who was the Lord of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. Thomas Boyd was living in 1409 (Wood's Peerage), and was the only one of the four husbands of the heiresses present at the endowing of the collegiate church of St. Bothans in 1420/21. He makes the endowment with the consent and approval of Thomas Boyd the younger, his eldest son and heir (Yester writs 53 & 55). It is possible that the two Thomas Boyds in the 1420 charter were the son and grandson of Alicia Giffard, but the nature and purpose of the endowment strongly suggests it indeed was her aged husband and her son Thomas.

Thomas Boyd the younger is the only identified child of Alicia Giffard and Thomas Boyd of Kilmarnock. He married Joanna Montgomery circa 1400, and died at Kilmarnock on July 7, 1432.

On Jan. 10, 1452, Robert Boyd, the great-grandson of Thomas Boyd and Alicia Giffard, gave his 1/4 inheritance of Yester, Morham, and Duncanlaw to Sir David de Hay of Yester in exchange for the Barony of Tealing. Robert Boyd retained the advowson of the collegiate church of Bothans. (Yester writ #97).

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Alicia Giffard of Yester's Timeline

1346
1346
Yester, Peebles-Shire, Scotland
1362
1362
Age 16
1364
1364
Age 18
1375
1375
Age 29
Kilmarnock, County Ayr, Scotland
1383
1383
Age 37
1384
1384
Age 38
Yester, Peebles, Scotland
1420
1420
Age 74
Kilmarnock, , Renfrewshire, Scotland
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