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Margaret of Huntington

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Birthplace: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Eng.
Death: Died in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England
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Daughter of David, Earl of Huntingdon and Matilda of Chester
Wife of Alan, Lord of Galloway
Mother of Devorguila De Galloway; Christina of Galloway; Marian Galloway; Devorguilla (Dearbhfhorghaill) of Galloway; Helen de Quency and 1 other
Sister of NN (Galfridus) de Crawford; Robert of Huntingdon, Prince of Scotland; Ada of Huntingdon, Heiress of Yardley; David of Huntingdon; Isabel of Huntingdon and 4 others
Half sister of N.N. le Scot; Ada (the elder) of Huntington; N.N. of Huntingdon and Henry de Brechin, Lord

Occupation: daug. of David and Matilda, m. Alan of Galloway, Princess of Scotland, Lady of Fotheringhay Castle,
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About Margaret of Huntington

Second wife of Alan of Galloway.

Children:

1. Devorguilla

2. Christian

1. ALAN of Galloway (-1234, bur Dundraynan[519]). He succeeded his father in 1200 as Lord of Galloway. The Annals of Dunstable record that “dominus Galwinæ” died in 1235[520]. The Liber Pluscardensis records the death in [1234] of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway…qui…fuit constabilarius Scociæ" and his burial "apud Dundranan"[521]. On his death Galway was divided between his daughters, but the people of Galway invited Alexander II King of Scotland to become their sole lord but he refused. The king finally defeated the insurgents after Jul 1235[522].

m firstly HELEN de Lisle, daughter of --- ([1174]-). According to Matthew of Paris, the wife of Alan of Galloway "iam defunctus" was the (unnamed) daughter of "Hugonem de Lasey"[523].

m secondly (1209) MARGARET of Huntingdon, daughter of DAVID of Scotland Earl of Huntingdon & his wife Maud of Chester ([1194]-1233). The Chronicle of Melrose records the marriage in 1209 of "Alan FitzRoland" and "the daughter of earl David, the brother of the king of Scotland"[524]. The Annales Londonienses name "Margaretam, Isabellam, Matildam, et Aldam" as the four daughters of "comiti David", recording the marriage of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[525]. Lord Alan & his first wife had two children:

a) WALTER (-[1231/34]). The Liber Pluscardensis records that King Alexander II installed "Walterum filium Alani de Galuway" as "primus…Senescallus in Scocia" in 1231[526]. The chronology suggests that Walter must have been Alan´s son by his first marriage. Walter must have predeceased his father as no further mention of him is found.

b) HELEN of Galloway (-after 21 Nov 1245, bur Brackley). The Annales Londonienses name "Eleyn countesse de Wynton" as eldest of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei", naming "Margarete countesse de Ferreres et Eleyne la Zusche et la countesse de Bougham" as her three daughters[527]. The Liber Pluscardensis records that the eldest daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" married "Rogerus de Quinci comes Wintoniæ"[528]. m as his first wife, ROGER de Quincy Earl of Winchester, son of SAHER de Quincy Earl of Winchester & Margaret of Leicester (-25 Apr 1264, maybe bur Brackley). Named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[529] but says in a later passage that she was "primogenita soror"[530]. He succeeded his father-in-law in 1234 as hereditary Constable of Scotland, de iure uxoris.

Lord Alan & his second wife had two children:

c) DEVORGUILLA of Galloway ([1218]-28 Jan 1290, bur Sweetheart Abbey, Kirkland). The Annales Londonienses name "Devorgoille de Baillol" as second of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[531]. According to the Chronicle of Melrose[532], Devorguilla was second daughter of Alan of Galloway, when recording her marriage in 1233 to "John de Baylol". The Liber Pluscardensis records the marriage in 1233 of the second daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" and "Johannes de Balliolo"[533]. m (1233) Sir JOHN de Balliol of Barnard Castle, co Durham, son of HUGH Balliol [Bailleul] of Barnard Castle & his wife Cecilia de Fontaines (-before 24 Oct 1268 or 1269). Named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[534].

d) CHRISTIAN of Galloway (-shortly before 29 Jul 1246). The Annales Londonienses name "countesse de Albermarle" as third of the three daughters of "la primere fille Davi" and "Aleyn de Gavei"[535]. The Liber Pluscardensis records that the third daughter of "Alanus de Galway filius Rotholandi de Galway" married "comes Albemarliæ"[536]. Matthew of Paris records the death in 1246 of "comitissa quoque Albemarliæ filia Alani de Galeweia sororque comitisse Wintoniæ"[537]. m (before Apr 1236) as his first wife, WILLIAM de Forz, son of GUILLAUME de Forz Comte d'Aumâle & his wife Aveline de Montfichet (-Amiens 23 May 1260). "W filio comitis de Aubemarliæ" is named son-in-law of Alan of Galloway by Matthew of Paris, who does not name his wife[538]. He succeeded his father in 1241 as Lord of Holderness, titular Comte d'Aumâle. No issue.

Lord Alan had one illegitimate child by an unknown mistress:

e) THOMAS . Illegitimate son of Alan of Galloway according to Matthew of Paris[539]. On the death of his father, he led the rebellion of the people of Galloway and fled to Ireland after they were defeated by Alexander II King of Scotland[540]. [541]m (1226[542]) --- of Man, daughter of RAGNVALD King of Man & his wife ---. The Chronicon Manniæ et Insularum records that King Ragnvald married his daughter to Alan of Galloway´s son[543].

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Margaret of Huntingdon (c. 1194 - aft. 1 June 1233) was the eldest daughter of David of Scotland, 8th Earl of Huntingdon by his wife, Maud of Chester, daughter of Hugh de Kevelioc, 3rd Earl of Chester and Bertrada de Montfort-l'Amauri. She was born in Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland.

She married, as his third wife, Alan, Lord of Galloway at Dundee in 1209. They were reprimanded for marrying within the forbidden limits of kinship and had to obtain a dispensation by Pope Innocent III. Their children were:

- Christina, who married William de Forz, 4th Earl of Albemarle, and died childless;

- Dervorguilla of Galloway, who married John Balliol, 5th Baron de Balliol;

Margaret was dead by 1228, when Alan remarried for a third or fourth time.

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Margaret of Huntington's Timeline

1194
1194
Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Eng.
1209
1209
Age 15
Dundee, Scotland
1210
1210
Age 16
1214
1214
Age 20
New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, United Kingdom
1216
1216
Age 22
Carrick, Ayrshire, Scotland
1218
1218
Age 24
Galloway, Wigtownshire, Scotland
1233
June 1, 1233
Age 39
Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, England
1933
February 20, 1933
Age 39
February 20, 1933
Age 39
February 20, 1933
Age 39