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Elena (Eva) (Hellaria) (Helen) de Morville

Nicknames: "Helena Morville"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kirkoswald, Cumberland, England
Death: Died in Abbey Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Place of Burial: Abbey of Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard de Moreville, Constable of Scotland; RIchard de Morville; Avice (Hawise) de Lancaster and Avice de Morville
Wife of Lochlann (Roland), Lord of Galloway and Lochlann (Roland) mac Uchtred, Lord of Galloway, Constable of Scotland
Mother of Alan, Lord of Galloway; Ada of Galloway; Tomás mac Uchtraigh, Mormaer Of Atholl and Devorguilla I of Galloway
Sister of William de Morville

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About Elena (Eva) (Hellaria) (Helen) de Morville

Helen, married to Roland of Galloway

Roland or Lochlan, sometimes using the surname MacDonald (clan name).

ROLAND Lord of Galloway, son of UHTRED Lord of Galloway & his wife Gunnhild of Dunbar (-1200). William of Newburgh names "fratri nefarie interempto filius Rollandus"[513]. The Chronicle of John of Fordun (Continuator - Annals) records that "Ochtred´s son Rotholand" fought against "Gilpatrick and Henry Kennedy" in 1185 after the death of his uncle[514]. Lord of Galloway. The Annals of Ulster record the death in 1200 of "Roland son of Uchtrach king of the Foreign-Irish”[515].

m HELEN de Moreville, daughter of RICHARD de Moreville, Constable of Scotland[516] & his wife Avise de Lancaster (-11 Jun 1217[517]). 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[518].

Lord Roland & his wife had three children:

1. ALAN of Galloway (-1234, bur Dundraynan[519]). He succeeded his father in 1200 as Lord of Galloway. The Annals of Dunstable record that “dominus Galwinæ” died in 1235[520]. The Liber Pluscardensis records the death in [1234] of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway…qui…fuit constabilarius Scociæ" and his burial "apud Dundranan"[521]. On his death Galway was divided between his daughters, but the people of Galway invited Alexander II King of Scotland to become their sole lord but he refused. The king finally defeated the insurgents after Jul 1235[522]. m firstly HELEN de Lisle, daughter of --- ([1174]-). According to Matthew of Paris, the wife of Alan of Galloway "iam defunctus" was the (unnamed) daughter of "Hugonem de Lasey"[523]. m secondly (1209) MARGARET of Huntingdon, daughter of DAVID of Scotland Earl of Huntingdon & his wife Maud of Chester ([1194]-1233). The Chronicle of Melrose records the marriage in 1209 of "Alan FitzRoland" and "the daughter of earl David, the brother of the king of Scotland"[524]. The Annales Londonienses name "Margaretam, Isabellam, Matildam, et Aldam" as the four daughters of "comiti David", recording the marriage of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[525]. Lord Alan & his first wife had two children:

a) WALTER (-[1231/34]). The Liber Pluscardensis records that King Alexander II installed "Walterum filium Alani de Galuway" as "primus…Senescallus in Scocia" in 1231[526]. The chronology suggests that Walter must have been Alan´s son by his first marriage. Walter must have predeceased his father as no further mention of him is found.

b) HELEN of Galloway (-after 21 Nov 1245, bur Brackley). The Annales Londonienses name "Eleyn countesse de Wynton" as eldest of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei", naming "Margarete countesse de Ferreres et Eleyne la Zusche et la countesse de Bougham" as her three daughters[527]. The Liber Pluscardensis records that the eldest daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" married "Rogerus de Quinci comes Wintoniæ"[528]. m as his first wife, ROGER de Quincy Earl of Winchester, son of SAHER de Quincy Earl of Winchester & Margaret of Leicester (-25 Apr 1264, maybe bur Brackley). Named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[529] but says in a later passage that she was "primogenita soror"[530]. He succeeded his father-in-law in 1234 as hereditary Constable of Scotland, de iure uxoris.

Lord Alan & his second wife had two children:

c) DEVORGUILLA of Galloway ([1218]-28 Jan 1290, bur Sweetheart Abbey, Kirkland). The Annales Londonienses name "Devorgoille de Baillol" as second of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[531]. According to the Chronicle of Melrose[532], Devorguilla was second daughter of Alan of Galloway, when recording her marriage in 1233 to "John de Baylol". The Liber Pluscardensis records the marriage in 1233 of the second daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" and "Johannes de Balliolo"[533]. m (1233) Sir JOHN de Balliol of Barnard Castle, co Durham, son of HUGH Balliol [Bailleul] of Barnard Castle & his wife Cecilia de Fontaines (-before 24 Oct 1268 or 1269). Named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[534].

d) CHRISTIAN of Galloway (-shortly before 29 Jul 1246). The Annales Londonienses name "countesse de Albermarle" as third of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[535]. The Liber Pluscardensis records that the third daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" married "comes Albemarliæ"[536]. Matthew of Paris records the death in 1246 of "comitissa quoque Albemarliæ filia Alani de Galeweia sororque comitisse Wintoniæ"[537]. m (before Apr 1236) as his first wife, WILLIAM de Forz, son of GUILLAUME de Forz Comte d'Aumâle & his wife Aveline de Montfichet (-Amiens 23 May 1260). "W filio comitis de Aubemarliæ" is named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[538]. He succeeded his father in 1241 as Lord of Holderness, titular Comte d'Aumâle. No issue.

Lord Alan had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress:

e) THOMAS . Illegitimate son of Alan of Galloway according to Matthew of Paris[539]. On the death of his father, he led the rebellion of the people of Galloway and fled to Ireland after they were defeated by Alexander II King of Scotland[540]. [541]m (1226[542]) --- of Man, daughter of RAGNVALD King of Man & his wife ---. The Chronicon Manniæ et Insularum records that King Ragnvald married his daughter to Alan of Galloway´s son[543].

2. THOMAS of Galloway (-1231, bur Abbey of Cupre[544]). Brother of Alan of Galloway according to Matthew of Paris, when he describes his (unnamed) son's rebellion[545]. Earl of Atholl de iure uxoris. The Liber Pluscardensis records the death in 1231 of "Alani de Galuway frater…comes Atholiæ" and his burial "in Cupro"[546]. m (before Jan 1210) as her first husband, ISABEL Ctss of Atholl, daughter of HENRY 3rd Earl of Atholl & his wife Margaret --- . She married secondly Alan de Lundin. Thomas & his wife had one child:

a) PATRICK of Galloway (-murdered Haddington 1242). He is named as son of Thomas of Galloway by Matthew of Paris[547]. He succeeded his father in 1231 as 5th Earl of Atholl. After defeating Walter Bisset in a tournament, he was burnt to death by the latter in his own residence[548]. He was succeeded in Atholl by his maternal aunt.

Thomas had one possibly illegitimate child by an unknown mistress:

b) ALAN (-after Jan 1252). "Alan son of Thomas Earl of Atholl" was granted a pardon for killing some men in Ireland[549].

3. DEVORGUILLA of Galloway . Mentioned 1233 and 1241. m NICHOLAS [II] Stuteville of Brincklow, son of NICHOLAS [I] Stuteville of Liddel & his wife --- (-Priory of St Andrew [8 Sep/18 Oct] 1233). Nicholas & his wife had two children:

a) JOAN de Stuteville (-before 6 Apr 1276). m firstly (before 29 May 1229) HUGH Wake, son of BALDWIN Wake & his wife Isabel Briwere (-on crusade before 18 Dec 1241). m secondly HUGH Bigod Chief Justiciar of England, son of HUGH Bigod Earl of Norfolk & his wife Maud Marshal of Pembroke (-before 7 May 1266).

b) MARGARET de Stuteville (-before 13 Nov 1235). m WILLIAM de Mastac .

4. daughter . The Liber Pluscardensis records the marriage in 1233 of "Alanus de Galwidia…sororem suam" and "Waltero de Biseth"[550]. m (1233[551]) WALTER Bisset, son of ---. He was outlawed with his nephew John Bisset whom he had incited to murder Patrick of Galloway Earl of Atholl, his wife's nephew[552]. Walter Bisset incited Henry III King of England to march north intending to invade Scotland in 1244, but a treaty of peace was concluded 24 Aug 1244[553].

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from Compiler: R. B. Stewart, Evans, GA

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm ) -------------------- She was also known as Helena Morville. Children: 1. Alan MACDONALD b: 1186 in Galloway, Wigtown, Scotland 2. Son GALLOWAY b: Abt 1187 in Carrick, Ayr, Scotland 3. Devorguilla GALLOWAY b: Abt 1195 in Galloway, Wigtown, Scotland 4. Ada GALLOWAY b: Abt 1189 in Carrick, Ayr, Scotland 5. Thomas GALLOWAY b: Abt 1190 in Carrick, Ayr, Scotland

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Elena de Morville's Timeline

1172
1172
Kirkoswald, Cumberland, England
1186
1186
Age 14
Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland
1189
1189
Age 17
Carrick, Ayrshire, Scotland
1190
1190
Age 18
Wigtown, Gallowayshire, Scotland
1195
1195
Age 23
Perth, Perthshire, , Scotland
1196
1196
Age 24
Scotland
1217
June 11, 1217
Age 45
Abbey Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
June 11, 1217
Age 45
Abbey of Dundrennan, Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
1933
February 4, 1933
Age 45
February 4, 1933
Age 45