Galfridus Swaneson of Crawford

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Geoffrey de Crawford

Also Known As: "Dominus Galfridus de Crawford"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Crawford, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Crawford, Ayreshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Reginald, Earl of Crawford and Daughter of Swane
Husband of Unknown 1st Wife of Geoffrey de Crawford and N.N. le Scot
Father of Sir John de Crauford, Lord of Crawford; Reginald de Crawford and Hugh Crawford
Brother of Cauterus, 2nd Earl of Crawford

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About Galfridus Swaneson of Crawford

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Per 'The Peerage of Scotland' compiled by George Crawford: "Dominus Galfridus de Crafurd is the firft I have found using this Sirname in the Time of King Malcolm IV and King William (Chartulary of the Abbacy of Arbroth in the Lawyers Library, M.S.) who is frequently witneffing the pious Deeds of this laft Prince to the Religious of Arbroath, and feems to have had fome Relation to the Court under that good King."

John, stepson of Baldwin de Biggar (ancestor of the Earls o f Wigton), possessed c1153 the northern part of the territo rial Barony of Crawford, later called Crawfordjohn, and too k the surname Craufurd. [Burke's Peerage]

Note: Burke's would have John born a little earlier than I , but the later birth date was required to fit him into th e ancestry portrayed on several Crawford family websites . See notes under Thor Sweynsson.

Sources: 1.Abbrev: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosley Editor-in-Chief, 1999 Title: Burke's Peerage & Baronetage, 106th Edition, Charles Mosle y Editor-in-Chief, 1999 Date: 2000 Page: 697 Quality: 3

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Galfridus Swaneson of Crawford's Timeline

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Crawford, Ayrshire, Scotland
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Age 1
Crawfordjohn, Lanarkshire, Scotland
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Age 65
Crawford, Ayreshire, Scotland
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Age 65
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