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Hextilda Countess of Atholl Comyn (of Tynedale)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tynedale, East Lothian, Scotland
Death: Died in Moulin, East Lothian, Scotland
Place of Burial: Moulin, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Uchtred FitzWalthe, Lord of Tynedale and Bethóc ingen Domnaill, of Tynedale
Wife of Richard de Comyn, Justiciar of Lothian, Lord of Tyndale and Malcolm, 2nd Earl of Atholl
Mother of William Comyn, 1st Earl of Buchan; Idonea Fitzgilbert; John Comyn; FNU Comyn; Philip de Compton and 10 others
Sister of John de Tyndale; Uchtred fitz Uchtred and Robert de Tyndale

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About Hextilda Countess of Atholl Comyn

HEXTILDA of Tynedale

 DONALD (- died in prison Rescobie, Forfarshire 1099, buried Dunkeld Abbey, later transferred to Isle of Iona). Brother of King Malcolm, and elected by the Scots to succeed his brother in 1093 as DONALD III "Bane", King of Scotland 1093-1097 [278].  m ---.  The name of Donald's wife is not known.   Cawley’s Medlands  King Donald III & his wife had one child, Hextilda's mother: 

 BETHOC (-[1150/70][288]).  The sources are contradictory regarding the supposed child of King Donald.  The proofs relating to the claim to the Scottish throne in 1291 made by "dñi Johannis Comyn" name "Gothrik" as the son of "Dovenald filius Duncani filii Erici", and trace John Comyn´s descent from him[289].  However, in the Great Roll, John Comyn traced his descent from Bethoc, daughter and heiress of Donald[290].  

Altogether the chronology for Bethoc is stretched almost to beyond credibility.  Her supposed father King Donald Bane must have been born before 1040, and yet his daughter is supposed to have been living more than 100 years later, and her supposed second husband living in the last quarter of the 12th century.  It is suggested that this supposed descent of Hextilda, wife of Richard Comyn, from King Donald Bane should be treated with caution.  

m firstly ([1085]) UHTRED Lord of Tynedale, son of [293]WALTHEOF ---.  The 1130 Pipe Roll records "Uctred fil Walleof" in Northumberland[294]. Bethoc´s first marriage is confirmed by a charter of King Henry III dated 1261 which confirmed to John Comyn the land inherited from Hextildis, wife of Richard Comyn and daughter of Uhtred son of Waltheof[291].   

m secondly RADULF, son of DUNEGALL Lord of Nithsdale (-[1185]).] Her second marriage is referred to by Young but he does not cite the corresponding primary source, which has not yet been identified[292].     Cawley’s Medlands 

Bethoc & her first husband Uhtred, Lord of Tynedale, had one child, Hextilda: 

  HEXTILDA of Tynedale.  The proofs relating to the claim to the Scottish throne in 1291 made by "dñi Johannis Comyn" name "Hextilde" as daughter and heiress of "Gothrik", son of "Dovenald filius Duncani filii Erici", and "Willelmo" as her son and heir[295].

m firstly ([1144/50]) RICHARD Comyn, son of --- Cumin [Comyn] & his wife --- (-[1179]).   “R. Cumin” donated property to Hexham Priory, with the consent of “uxoris meæ Hextildis”, by undated charter which names “fratrem meum Walterum”[296].  "Ric Cymyn" donated "ecclesiam de Lyntunruderie" to Kelso monastery, for the souls of "Henrici comitis dni mei et…Johis filii mei quorum corpa apud eos tumulant", by charter dated to [1160], witnessed by "Hextild sponsa mea, Od filio meo…"[297].  "Ricardus Cumin" donated [Slapfeld] to Holyrood Abbey, with the consent of "Hestild uxoris mee et heredum meorum", by charter dated to [1166] witnessed by "…Odinello et Simone filiis meis…"[298].

m secondly (after 1179) as his second wife, her second cousin, MALCOLM Earl of Atholl, son of MADDAD Earl of Atholl & his first wife --- (-[1186/Aug 1198]).]Her second marriage is confirmed by the undated charter under which “Hextildis comitissa de Eththetela” donated property to Rievall Abbey, for the soul of “domini mei Richardi Cumin”[299].  "Malcolmus comes de Athoil" donated "ecclesiam de Dul" to St Andrew´s priory by undated charter witnessed by "Dunecano comite de Fif, Hextilda comitissa sponsa mea…Henrico et Dunecano filiis meis…"[300].  The Liber Vitæ of Durham lists (in order) "Hextild, Willelmus, Odenellus, Simon, Ricardus Cumin…", and in a later passage "Malcolmus filius Mal. et comes Athodlie, Hextilda filia Ucthredi uxor eius…"[301].    Cawley’s Medlands

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RICHARD Comyn, son of --- Cumin [Comyn] (-[1179]). He was granted land in Tynedale, in south-west Northumberland, on his marriage, and acquired land in Peeblesshire and Roxburghshire. “R. Cumin” donated property to Hexham Priory, with the consent of “uxoris meæ Hextildis”, by undated charter which names “fratrem meum Walterum”[642]. William "the Lion" King of Scotland appointed him Justiciar of Scotland before 1173, and was one of the hostages for the performance of the Treaty of Falaise in Dec 1174[643].

m ([1144/50]) as her first husband, HEXTILDA of Tynedale, daughter of UHTRED Lord of Tynedale & his wife Bethoc of Scotland.

“R. Cumin” donated property to Hexham Priory, with the consent of “uxoris meæ Hextildis”, by undated charter which names “fratrem meum Walterum”[644]. Hextilda married secondly (after 1179), as his second wife, her second cousin, Malcolm Earl of Atholl. “Hextildis comitissa de Eththetela” donated property to Rievall Abbey, for the soul of “domini mei Richardi Cumin”, by undated charter[645].

Richard Comyn & his wife had three children:

1. JOHN Comyn (-before 1152, bur Kelso Abbey[646]).

2. WILLIAM Comyn (-1233[647]). He expanded the family's landed interests with acquisitions around Glasgow. He was appointed Sheriff of Forfar and in [1205] Justiciar of Scotia[648]. He succeeded as Earl of Buchan, de iure uxoris. The Liber Pluscardensis records the death in 1233 of "Willelmus Cumyn comes de Buchane" who founded "ecclesiam de Deer"[649]. m firstly SARAH FitzHugh, younger daughter and co-heiress of ROBERT FitzHugh & his wife ---. m secondly (1210 or before) MARGARET Ctss of Buchan, daughter of FERGUS Earl of Buchan & his wife --- (-[8 Apr 1242/1244]). Earl William & his first wife had [five] children:

a) RICHARD Comyn (-[1244/49]).

- see below.

b) WALTER Comyn (-Nov 1258). He was granted the lordship of Badenoch in 1229[650]. He succeeded as Earl of Menteith, de iure uxoris. m ([30 Jun 1233/9 Jan 1234]) as her first husband, ISABEL Ctss of Menteith, daughter of MAURICE Earl of Menteith & his wife --- (-[Jan 1264/1272]). The Chronicle of John of Fordun (Continuator - Annals) records that, after the death of "Walter Comyn…Earl of Menteith", his wife "married a low-born English knight…John Russel", after which she was accused of killing her first husband[651].

c) JEAN Comyn . m WILLIAM Earl of Ross, son of FERQUHARD MacTaggart Earl of Ross & his wife --- (-Earl's Allan May 1274).

d) [JOHN Comyn (-killed in battle in France 1242[652]). No information has been found on the parentage of John Comyn. It is probable that he was another son or grandson of William Comyn Earl of Buchan. He succeeded as Earl of Angus, de iure uxoris. m as her first husband, MAUD Ctss of Angus, daughter of MALCOLM Earl of Angus & his wife Mary Berkeley.]

e) DAVID Comyn . m ISABEL de Valoignes, daughter of ---. David & his wife had one child:

i) WILLIAM Comyn of Kilbride (-[1283]). m as her first husband, EUPHEMIA, daughter of ---. She married secondly ([1289]) Andrew de Moray[653]. William & his wife had two children:

(a) EDMUND Comyn (-killed in battle Bannockburn 23 Jun 1314). m MARIA, daughter of ---. Edmund & his wife had two children:

(1) EUPHEMIA Comyn . m WILLIAM La Beche .

(2) MARIA Comyn .

(b) JOHN Comyn (-before 1315).

William Comyn & his second wife had --- children:

f) ALEXANDER Comyn (-[1 Jan/5 Apr] 1290). He succeeded his mother in [1244] as Earl of Buchan.

- EARLS of BUCHAN.

g) WILLIAM Comyn .

h) FERGUS Comyn .

i) IDONEA Comyn . m GILBERT de la Hay .

j) AGNES Comyn . m PHILIP de Fedarg . He was the founder of the family of Meldrum of Meldrum[654].

k) ELIZABETH Comyn (-1267). m as his first wife, WILLIAM Earl of Mar, son of DUNCAN Earl of Mar & his wife --- (-1281 before 25 Jul).

3. IDONEA Comyn . m ADAM FitzGilbert .

-------------------- Richard Comyn

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard Comyn (d. c 1179) was a Scottish noble, the son of William Comyn and Maud Bassett.

Richard was probably born between 1115 and 1123. In 1144 William Comyn gave him Northallerton Castle, which he had built a few years earlier. The following year, Richard was married to Hextilda, the daughter of Uchtred, Lord of Tynedale, and his wife Bethoc ingen Domnaill Bain, the daughter of King Donald III of Scotland.

In Scotland, he acquired the position of Justiciar of Lothian: he witnessed 6 charters for King Malcolm IV and 33 for King William I. He was captured with King William in 1174 and was a hostage for him in the Treaty of Falaise. He gave, with Hextida's consent, lands to the monks at Hexham, Kelso and Holyrood. He died between 1179 and 1182. Hextilda remarried to Máel Coluim, Earl of Atholl (also called Malcolm).

[edit]Children

Richard had four sons by Hextilda:

John, dead between 1152 and 1159, and buried at Kelso Abbey.

William, jure uxoris Earl of Buchan.

Odinel (also called Odo), a priest, witness to Richard's charters to religious houses in 1162 and 1166.

Simon, mentioned in the 1166 charter to the Augustinians in Holyrood.

and three daughters:

Idonea

Ada

Christien

His daughters were witnesses to a donation made by Máel Coluim, Earl of Atholl and their mother Hextilda to the Church of St Cuthbert in Durham.

[edit]References

Young, Alan, Robert the Bruce's Rivals: The Comyns, 1213-1314, (East Linton, 1997), pp15-19.

Family Genealogies website

CP I:504.

Surtees Society 2: 84-5.

Morton Cartulary.

Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700 by Frederick Lewis Weis, Line 121A-25.

-------------------- See "My Lines"

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/p64.htm#i8193 )

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

( http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cousin/html/index.htm ) -------------------- Name: Hextilda Fitzuchtred

Given Name: Hextilda

Surname: Fitzuchtred

Suffix: of Tynedale 1 2 3

Name: Hextilda Fitzuchtred Of Tynedale

Given Name: Hextilda Fitzuchtred

Surname: Of Tynedale

Sex: F

Birth: Abt 1126 in Tynedale, Moray, Scotland

Death: Aft 1189 2 3

Change Date: 3 Jul 2007 at 15:33

Note:

[alden.john.et.al.39K.by.gregory.strong.1564109.FTW]

Wallop Family Pedigree (a four volume work that was publish not long after the turn of the century. It is available on microfilm from the LDS Church.)

Father: Uchtred Fitzwaldeve

Mother: Bethoc Of Scotland b: Abt 1100 in Tynedale, Moray, Scotland

Marriage 1 Richard (Of Northallerton & Badenoch) Comyn b: in Badenoch, Invernesshire, Scotland

Married: Abt 1145 4 2 5 3

Change Date: 3 Jul 2007

Children

William Comyn b: Abt 1163 in Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Sources:

Media: Book

Abbrev: Ancestral Roots of Certain Americian Colonists, 7th Edition

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain Americian Colonists, 7th Edition

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr

Publication: 1999

Repository:

Name: Not Given

Page: line 121A p 108

Quality: 3

Abbrev: large-G675.FTW

Title: large-G675.FTW

Date: 1 Aug 2002

Repository:

Name: Not Given

Media: Internet Database (Rootsweb)

Abbrev: Strong Ancestors

Title: Strong Ancestors

Author: Gregory Strong

Publication: Aug 2001

actuarius@mn.mediaone.net

http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=:1564109

Date: 1 Aug 2002

Repository:

Name: Not Given

Media: Book

Abbrev: Ancestral Roots of Certain Americian Colonists, 7th Edition

Title: Ancestral Roots of Certain Americian Colonists, 7th Edition

Author: Frederick Lewis Weis, additions by Walter Lee Shippard Jr

Publication: 1999

Repository:

Name: Not Given

Page: line 121A p 108

Abbrev: large-G675.FTW

Title: large-G675.FTW

Date: 1 Aug 2002

Repository: -------------------- http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Tynedale-4

Hextilda Fitzuchtred Comyn formerly Tynedale aka Countess of Atholl

Born 1122 in Tynedale, Scotlandmap Daughter of Huctred W. Tynedale and Bethoc (Dunkeld) MacDuncan Sister of John FitzUchtred and Robert Tynedale FitzUchtred Wife of Malcolm Atholl — married [date unknown] [location unknown] Wife of Richard Comyn — married [date unknown] [location unknown] Mother of Unknown (Atholl) Lundin, Henry (Atholl) of Atholl, William Comyn of Tynedal and Margaret (Comyn) Atholl Died 1182 in East Lothian, Scotlandmap Profile managers: Eugene Quigley private message [send private message], Jacques Charles Pictet private message [send private message], Adam McQuery private message [send private message], Katherine Patterson private message [send private message], and David Robinson private message [send private message] Last profile change on 10 January 2014 13:04: Eugene Quigley edited the data for Hextilda Comyn. (Merged Hextilda of Tynedale into Hextilda Tynedale) [Thank Eugene for this] This page has been accessed 448 times. Nominate for Profile of the Week by posting the link http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Tynedale-4 in our G+ Community. Vote by clicking the +1 button above. Contents [hide]

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Birth

   Birth:
       Date: ABT 1122 
       Place: Tynedale, Scotland 

Removed ABT from Birth Date and marked as uncertain.

Name

   Name: Hextilda 

Couldn't find any valid last name at birth. Note

   Note: @N455@ 
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   AR7 121A-25 

Sources

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Contributors

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No REPO record found with id R-2091054883. Biography Sources

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Hextilda Countess of Atholl Comyn's Timeline

1122
1122
Tynedale, East Lothian, Scotland
1145
1145
Age 23
Of, Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland
1145
Age 23
Tynedale
1146
1146
Age 24
Altyre, Morayshire, Scotland
1148
1148
Age 26
Altyre, Morayshire, Scotland
1150
1150
Age 28
Altyre, Morayshire, Scotland
1152
1152
Age 30
Of, Altyre, Morayshire, Scotland
1156
1156
Age 34
Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1158
1158
Age 36
Atholl, Perthshire, Scotland
1160
1160
Age 38
Compton, Devon, England, United Kingdom