Hugh Kennedy of Ardstincher (1380 - d.) MP

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Nicknames: "ancestor of the Kennedys of Bargany"
Birthplace: Dunure, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)
Death: (Date and location unknown)
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About Hugh Kennedy of Ardstincher

iv Sir Hugh, of Ardstinchar, who accompanied the Scottish troops under the Earl of Buchan, and was distinguished at the battle of Bauge in Anjou, March 22, 1421, in being honored by the King of France with his armorial bearings. Azure, three fleurs de lis or. From him sprung the House of Bargany, Kirkhill, and Benning. These arms are still borne, quarterly with those of Kennedy, by descendants.

By his wife, Agnes, daughter of Sir Robert Maxwell of Calderwood, he had three sons, John, Thomas, and David, who was one of the retinue of knights and esquires who attended Margaret of Scotland into France on her marriage to the Dauphin, Louis, Anno Domini 1436.


  1. Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families, Volume 1 By Mary Selden Kennedy.  Page 378


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Dunure, Ayrshire, Scotland, (Present UK)