Gartnait MacDomhnaill, 7th Earl of Mar

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Gartnait de Mar (mac Domhnaill)

Also Known As: "Gartnait mac Domhnaill", "Mórmaer of Mar", "Gratney", "Gartnait MacDonald", "Gartnait Donaldson"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kildrummy Castle, (Present Aberdeenshire), Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Mar Castle, (Present Aberdeenshire), Scotland, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of Donald de Mar, 6th Earl of Mar and Elen ferch Llywelyn
Husband of Christina Bruce
Father of Helena de Menteith; Helena of Mar; Domhnall II, Earl of Mar and Margaret of Mar
Brother of Margaret of Mar, Lady Sutherland (4th); Alexander de Mar and Anne de Quincy
Half brother of Duncan MacDuff and MacDuff of Reres

Occupation: 7th Earl of Mar
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About Gartnait MacDomhnaill, 7th Earl of Mar

Name spellings: Pictish: Gartnaidh Welsh: Gwrnerth Irish: Domingart Same as: Gartnaith, Gartnaich, Garthnach, Gartnart, Garnard, Gartnait, Gartnaidh, Gratney

Gartnait of Mar - Gartnait mac Domhnaill (Gartnait, Donald's son) - was the eighth known Mormaer of Mar, ruling from somewhere around 1301, perhaps as early as 1297, until his death in 1305. He was a son of Domhnall I of Mar, brother of Isabella of Mar and brother-in-law of Robert I of Scotland.

We last hear of his father alive in 1297, and we hear of his son Gartnait as Mormaer perhaps in 1302, and definitely by 1305. Gartnait himself is known to have collaborated with Edward in some form during the crackdown of 1297, but this does not necessarily mean any break with his father or with Robert I, whom his fathered supported.

In 1302, a document containing terms of reconciliation between Edward I of England and Robert stipulates that Robert should act as warden of Gartnait,1 implying that Gartnait's father Domhnall had just died. However, he was married to Robert's sister Christina Bruce, perhaps in 1295

--from Wikipedia.org

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Name: Gratney Mar

Suffix: 7th Earl of Mar

Sex: M

Note: Gratney, Earl of Mar was also known as "Gartney." He was the Sheriff of county Aberdeen.

Birth: BEF 1280

Death: 1304

Father: Donald Mar b: BEF 1260

Mother: Helen b: BEF 1265

Marriage 1 Christian Bruce b: BEF 1290

Married:

Children

Donald Mar b: BEF 1305
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Gartnait MacDomhnaill, 7th Earl of Mar's Timeline

1272
1272
Kildrummy Castle, (Present Aberdeenshire), Scotland, (Present UK)
1288
1288
Age 16
Castle Cary, England
1292
1292
Age 20
Kildrummy, (Present Aberdeenshire), Scotland, (Present UK)
1298
1298
Age 26
Mar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1302
1302
Age 30
Saline, Fife, Scotland
1305
September 1305
Age 33
Mar Castle, (Present Aberdeenshire), Scotland, (Present UK)
1992
November 3, 1992
Age 33
November 5, 1992
Age 33
November 20, 1992
Age 33
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