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Marjory Comyn

Also Known As: "Brigit"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Dunbar Castle, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Alexander Comyn, Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth (Isabel) de Quincy
Wife of Patrick IV Dunbar, 7th/8th Earl of Dunbar, Earl of March
Mother of Sir Alexander Dunbar, Knight; Patrick V de Dunbar, 9th Earl of March; Margaret of Dunbar and March; ? de Spalding and Marjory Dunbar
Sister of John Comyn, 3rd Earl of Buchan; Elizabeth Comyn, Countess of Angus; Elena Comyn; Bridget Comyn; Roger Comyn and 9 others

Occupation: of Warkworth
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About Lady Marjory Comyn, Countess of Dunbar

Lady Marjory Comyn is the daughter of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth de Quincy.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar and Cecil Fraser, before 1282.2

In April 1296 she was apparently of completely opposite loyalties to those of her husband since she held out in Dunbar Castle on behalf of the Scots against the besieging English till obliged to capitulate.2

Children of Lady Marjory Comyn and Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar

  • Sir Alexander Dunbar+3 d. a 1331
  • Patrick de Dunbar, 8th Earl of Dunbar+3 b. c 1285, d. 11 Nov 1368

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 507. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [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 1207. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  3. [S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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Marjory Comyn1

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    Marjory Comyn is the daughter of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth de Quincy.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar and Cecil Fraser, before 1282.
    From before 1282, her married name became de Dunbar.1

Child of Marjory Comyn and Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar

Cecilia de Dunbar+ 1

Citations

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 507. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

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Marjory Comyn1

F, #186456

Marjory Comyn||p18646.htm#i186456|Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan|d. b 6 Apr 1290|p523.htm#i5225|Elizabeth de Quincy|d. a Apr 1282|p523.htm#i5226|William Comyn, Earl of Buchan|d. 1233|p460.htm#i4596|Margaret, Countess of Buchan|d. bt 8 Apr 1242 - 1244|p460.htm#i4597|Roger de Quency, 2nd Earl of Winchester|d. 25 Apr 1264|p487.htm#i4866|Helen de Galloway|d. a 21 Nov 1245|p487.htm#i4865|

Last Edited=15 Aug 2009

Consanguinity Index=0.03%

    Marjory Comyn is the daughter of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth de Quincy.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar and Cecil Fraser, before 1282.
    From before 1282, her married name became de Dunbar.1 In April 1296 apparently of completely opposite loyalties to those of her husband since she held out in Dunbar Castle on behalf of the Scots against the besieging English till obliged to capitulate in.2

Children of Marjory Comyn and Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar

Cecilia de Dunbar+ 1

Sir Alexander Dunbar+ d. a 13313

PATRICK de DUNBAR Dunbar+ b. c 1285, d. 11 Nov 13683

Citations

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 507. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[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 1207. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

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He [Patrick de Dunbar] married, in or shortly before 1282, Marjory, daughter of Alexander (COMYN), EARL OF BUCHAN [SCT], by Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Roger (DE QUINCI), EARL OF WINCHESTER. She held the Castle of Dunbar for the Scots till forced, 29 April 1296, to surrender it to Edward I. He died 10 October 1308, aged 66. [Complete Peerage IV:506-7 (transcribed by Dave Utzinger)]

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http://www.thepeerage.com/p18646.htm#i186456 -------------------- Lady Marjory Comyn is the daughter of Alexander Comyn, 6th Earl of Buchan and Elizabeth de Quincy.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar and Cecil Fraser, before 1282.

In April 1296 she was apparently of completely opposite loyalties to those of her husband since she held out in Dunbar Castle on behalf of the Scots against the besieging English till obliged to capitulate. -------------------- Cecil Fraser1 F, #186458

Cecil Fraser||p18646.htm#i186458|John Fraser||p18646.htm#i186459||||||||||||||||

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    Cecil Fraser is the daughter of John Fraser.1 She married Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar, son of Patrick de Dunbar, 5th Earl of Dunbar and Eupheme FitzAlan, in 1242.
    From 1242, her married name became de Dunbar.1

Child of Cecil Fraser and Patrick de Dunbar, 6th Earl of Dunbar Patrick de Dunbar, 7th Earl of Dunbar+ b. c 1242, d. 10 Oct 13081 Citations [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume IV, page 506. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

-------------------- Patrick III, Earl of Dunbar From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He married before 1240, Cecily, daughter of John FitzRobert, Lord of Warkworth, Northumberland (d.1240),[5] [6] and had five known children: Patrick IV, Earl of March, a 'Competitor'[7] (1242 - 1308), son and heir. Sir John de Dunbar, Knt.[8] Sir Alexander de Dunbar, Knt.[9] Agnes de Dunbar, who married Christell de Seton, 'in Jedburgh Forrest' (d.c1300)[10] Cecily (or Cecilia) de Dunbar, who married Sir James Stewart, 5th High Steward of Scotland. -------------------- Sources 1.[S525] Colquoun_Cunningham.ged, Jamie Vans

2.[S541] Stirnet Genealogy, Peter Barns-Graham, Dunbar01 (Reliability: 3



            
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Lady Marjory Comyn, Countess of Dunbar's Timeline

1242
1242
Dunbar, East Lothian, , Scotland
1256
1256
Buchan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1282
1282
Age 26
1282
Age 26
1283
1283
Age 27
Dunbar Castle, East Lothian, Scotland
1285
1285
Age 29
Dunbar Castle, East Lothian, Scotland
1285
Age 29
Dunbar Castle, East Lothian, Scotland
1296
April 29, 1296
Age 40
Dunbar Castle, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
1305
1305
Age 40
Catle Cary, North Cadbury, Somersetshire, England
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