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John The Red Comyn, II

Nicknames: "The Black"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Badenoch, Scotland
Death: Died in Scotland
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Son of Sir John Comyn, Lord of Badenoch and Amabilia Comyn
Husband of Eleanor de Baliol, Princess of Scotland
Father of Sir John "The Red" Comyn, III, Lord of Badenoch; William Comyn and Robert Comyn
Brother of Euphemia Moray and William "Of Kirkintilloch" Comyn
Half brother of Comyn Comyn; Comyn; Violet Comyn; Alexander Comyn; Comyn and 4 others

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About John The Red Comyn, II

John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch

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John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch (died 1302) or John "the Black", also known as Black Comyn, a Scottish nobleman, was a Guardian of Scotland, and one of the six Regents for Margaret, Maid of Norway. His father was John I Comyn, Lord of Badenoch.

As a descendant of King Donald III, Comyn was one of the thirteen Competitors for the Crown of Scotland. He did not aggressively push his claim for fear of jeopardising that of his brother-in-law John de Balliol, King of Scotland. Comyn, head of the most powerful noble family in Scotland, was a committed ally of Balliol and assisted him in his struggle against Edward I of England. It has even been suggested that the Comyn family were the driving force behind both the Balliol kingship and the revolt against Edward's demands.

He was a Guardian of the Realm from 1286 to 1292[1]. Comyn submitted to the English king in 1296.

Comyn married Princess Elanore (Alinora, Eleanora, Elanora) de Balliol of Scotland, daughter of John I de Balliol of Barnard Castle, sister of King John of Scotland. Together they had several children, which included:

John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch.[2][3], who married Lady Joan de Valence of Pembroke, daughter of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, who was the half-brother to Henry III of England, and Uncle to Edward I of England.

One of their daughters, Euphemia, married Sir Andrew Moray of Petty.

Their other daughter, who is unnamed, married Sir William Galbraith, Chief of that Ilk. It is commonly accepted that Sir William Galbraith and the unnamed Princess of Badenoch are the common progenitures of the Kincaid Family of Scotland and all of their descendents.

John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch died at Lochindorb Castle in 1302.

[edit]Notes and External Links

^ G. W. S. Barrow, Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland (2005) p. 188.

^ SCOTTISH ROYAL LINEAGE - THE HOUSE OF ATHOLL Part 2 of 6 Burkes Peerage Retrieved on 2007-11-01

^ ,Comyn01 @ Stirnet Retrieved on 2007-11-04

4. Clan Galbraith History: http://www.clangalbraith.org/GalbraithHistory/GalbraithHistory.htm

Sir John Comyn1

M, d. circa 1303, #2731

Father Sir John Comyn2 d. after 1273

Mother Amabilia (?)2

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Arms* His arms were Gules iii garbes d'or (Walford, Charles, St. George, Guillim, Camden).3

Name Variation Sir John Comyn was also styled The Black Comyn.1,4

Marriage* He married Eleanor de Baliol, daughter of Sir John de Baliol and Devorguilla of Galloway, between 1279 and 1283.1,4,5

Event-Misc He was present at the Convention of Roxburgh, where the marriage of margaret, daughter of King Alexander III, was agreed upon. In 1281.6

Event-Misc He was one of the Scottish magnates engaged to maintain the title of the Maid of Norway to the throne of Scotland upon the death of her grandfather. On 5 February 1283/84.6

Event-Misc* Jn. Comyn and w. Eleanor, staying in Galloway nominate attorneys in England on 6 April 1284.3

Event-Misc He was appointed one of the six guardians of the Kingdom of Scotland in 1286.6

Event-Misc He was an ambassador to the King of Norway concerning the marriage of the Maid of Norway. In 1289.6

Occupation* He was a Keeper of Scotland on 28 August 1290.3

Summoned* He was summoned to serve in Gascony on 1 September 1294.3

(Witness) Event-Misc He was a witness to Charter as King of Scotland on 3 July 1295.3

Event-Misc* Sir John Comyn swore fealty to Edward I of England following the death of the Maid of Norway on 10 July 1296.7

Event-Misc King has lent him Geddington Manor, Northants., and gives him 12 does, with Lic. to hunt the hare, fox, and cat. On 12 October 1296.3

Event-Misc Received gift of 20 oak stumps for fuel from Geddington Forest, and Lic. to take 12 does there for sport. On 9 November 1296.3

Death* He died circa 1303.1,4,3,5

HTML* Br Weblinks:;

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Title* He held the title of Lord of Badenoch.1

Family Eleanor de Baliol

Marriage* He married Eleanor de Baliol, daughter of Sir John de Baliol and Devorguilla of Galloway, between 1279 and 1283.1,4,5

Child

John Comyn d. 10 Feb 1306

Last Edited 12 Feb 2005

Citations

[S168] Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots, 95-29.

[S168] Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots, 121A-28.

[S325] Rev. C. Moor, Knights of Edward I, p. 231.

[S233] Frederick Lewis Weis, Magna Charta Sureties, 141-3.

[S301] Carl Boyer 3rd, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, p. 12.

[S301] Carl Boyer 3rd, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, p. 63.

[S301] Carl Boyer 3rd, Medieval English Ancestors of Robert Abell, p. 64.

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John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch (died 1302) or John "the Black", also known as Black Comyn, a Scottish nobleman, was a Guardian of Scotland, and one of the six Regents for Margaret, Maid of Norway. His father was John I Comyn, Lord of Badenoch.

As a descendant of King Donald III, Comyn was one of the thirteen Competitors for the Crown of Scotland. He did not aggressively push his claim for fear of jeopardising that of his brother-in-law John de Balliol, King of Scotland. Comyn, head of the most powerful noble family in Scotland, was a committed ally of Balliol and assisted him in his struggle against Edward I of England. It has even been suggested that the Comyn family were the driving force behind both the Balliol kingship and the revolt against Edward's demands.

He was a Guardian of the Realm from 1286 to 1292[1]. Comyn submitted to the English king in 1296.

Comyn married Princess Elanore (Alinora, Eleanora, Elanora) de Balliol of Scotland, daughter of John I de Balliol of Barnard Castle, sister of King John of Scotland. Together they had several children, which included:

John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch.[2][3], who married Lady Joan de Valence of Pembroke, daughter of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, who was the half-brother to Henry III of England, and Uncle to Edward I of England.

One of their daughters, Euphemia, married Sir Andrew Moray of Petty.

Their other daughter, who is unnamed, married Sir William Galbraith, Chief of that Ilk. It is commonly accepted that Sir William Galbraith and the unnamed Princess of Badenoch are the common progenitures of the Kincaid Family of Scotland and all of their descendents.

John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch died at Lochindorb Castle in 1302.

-------------------- John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch (died 1302) or John "the Black", also known as Black Comyn, a Scottish nobleman, was a Guardian of Scotland, and one of the six Regents for Margaret, Maid of Norway. His father was John I Comyn, Lord of Badenoch. As a descendant of King Donald III, Comyn was one of the thirteen Competitors for the Crown of Scotland. He did not aggressively push his claim for fear of jeopardising that of his brother-in-law John de Balliol, King of Scotland. Comyn, head of the most powerful noble family in Scotland, was a committed ally of Balliol and assisted him in his struggle against Edward I of England. It has even been suggested that the Comyn family were the driving force behind both the Balliol kingship and the revolt against Edward's demands. He was a Guardian of the Realm from 1286 to 1292[1]. Comyn submitted to the English king in 1296. Comyn married Princess Elanore (Alinora, Eleanora, Elanora) de Balliol of Scotland, daughter of John I de Balliol of Barnard Castle, sister of King John of Scotland. Together they had several children, which included: John III Comyn, Lord of Badenoch.[2][3], who married Lady Joan de Valence of Pembroke, daughter of William de Valence, 1st Earl of Pembroke, who was the half-brother to Henry III of England, and Uncle to Edward I of England. One of their daughters, Euphemia, married Sir Andrew Moray of Petty. Their other daughter, who is unnamed, married Sir William Galbraith, Chief of that Ilk. It is commonly accepted that Sir William Galbraith and the unnamed Princess of Badenoch are the common progenitures of the Kincaid Family of Scotland and all of their descendents. John II Comyn, Lord of Badenoch died at Lochindorb Castle in 1302.

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Sir John "The Black" Comyn II, Lord of Badenoch's Timeline

1242
1242
Badenoch, Scotland
1269
1269
Age 27
Badenoch, Inverness-shire, Scotland
1302
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Age 60
Scotland
1993
May 4, 1993
Age 60
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Age 60
May 26, 1993
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