Giles Boyd, Countess of Eglinton

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Giles Boyd

Also Known As: "Gelis"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Glens, Ayrshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Ayrshire, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Margaret Colquhoun
Wife of Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton
Mother of Hugh Montgomerie, 5th Earl of Eglinton
Sister of Agnes Boyd; Thomas Boyd, 6th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock; Robert Boyd, Master of Boyd; Margaret Boyd; Helen Boyd and 3 others

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About Giles Boyd, Countess of Eglinton

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Giles Boyd:

http://thepeerage.com/p2152.htm#i21514

Giles Boyd [1]

  • F, #21514
  • Last Edited=15 Jan 2008
  • Consanguinity Index=6.31%

Giles Boyd married Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton, son of Hugh Montgomerie, 3rd Earl of Eglinton and Agnes Drummond, between 13 May 1576 and 20 May 1576.[1]

She is the daughter of Robert Boyd, 5th Lord Boyd of Kilmarnock and Margaret Colquhoun.[2]

From between 13 May 1576 and 20 May 1576, her married name became Montgomerie.[1] As a result of her marriage, Giles Boyd was styled as Countess of Eglinton on 3 June 1585.

Child of Giles Boyd and Hugh Montgomerie, 4th Earl of Eglinton

  • 1. Hugh Montgomerie, 5th Earl of Eglinton2 b. 1584, d. 4 Sep 1612

Citations

  • 1. [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 1279. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 2. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1280.
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Giles Boyd, Countess of Eglinton's Timeline

1556
1556
Glens, Ayrshire, Scotland
1584
1584
Age 28
1586
April 18, 1586
Age 30
Ayrshire, Scotland
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