William de Moravia, Laird of Petty

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William Moray

Nicknames: "Laird of Petty", "Parson of Duffus"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Duffus Castle, Moray, Scotland, UK
Death: Died in Perthshire, Scotland, UK
Cause of death: Died by 1226
Immediate Family:

Son of William, of Sutherland (son of Freskin) and Wife of William Freskin de Moravia
Husband of nn Olifard - wife of William de Moravia
Father of William de Moray of Bothwell; Sir John Murray, Sheriff of Perthshire and Sir Walter de Moravia of Bothwell
Brother of Hugh Moray feudal Lord of Duffus and Andrew Murray, Parson of Duffus

Occupation: Knight
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About William Moray

William de Moravia, was Lord of Petyn, Brachlie and Boharm. He died before 15 Oct 1226

Burke's Peerage

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FRESKIN, allegedly of Flemish origins, granted large estates by DAVID I, including Strabrock, W Lothian, and Duffus, Moray; confirmed in these by roy charter 1166–71; diedby 1172, leaving:

  • WILLIAM; of age by 1160; seems to have died in or after 1204, having had, with two younger sons
  • icn_check.gif (William de Moravia (i.e., ‘of Moray') living 1195, died by 1226, alleged ancestor of the MORAYs OF BOTHWELL;

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William, known as William son of William, son of Freskin. He and his brother Hugh frequently appear together as witnesses after 1195.[4] He also, about 1200 or later, assumed the sirname 'de Moravia,' and in a charter about that date refers to Hugh as 'his lord and brother,' which proves the latter's seniority.[5] He was lord of Petty and Bracholy, Boharm and Arteldol, and died before 1226. He is believed to be the ancestor of the Morays of Bothwell.

  • [4] Reg. Mag. Sig., 16 August 1464; Cal. Docs. France, 491; Reg. Moraviense, passim.
  • [5] Reg. Mag. Sig., 5 August 1452.*

Sources: Balfour Paul, J. (1911) The Scots Peerage, vol. 8. Edinburgh: David Douglas.

https://sites.google.com/site/fivegateways/alphabetical-index-s/sutherland/suth0029

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A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry ; or, Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland by John Burke Pages 619-620

<William de Moravia, according to numerous grants and other deeds, in the archives of the episcopal see of Moray, s. his father in 1200, in those records he is described " Willielmus filius Willielnii filii Friskini." He subsequently made a donation to the church of Spynie, as appears by a charter in the chartulary of Moray, wherein he states that " Hugone, fratre mco," is a witness. He seems to have wedded the daughter and heiress of David de Olifard, justiciary of Loudoun, in the reign of Alexander II, to have acquired by her the lands of BOTHWELL, and to have had* a son and heir, Walter de Moravia...

  • Besides Walter, his heir, this William had other sons, " who," continues Chalmers, " propogated the name of Moray, by founding other houses, one of which was the Murrays, of Tullibardine, now represented by the duke of Athol,"

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http://www.ourfamilyhistories.org/getperson.php?personID=I111937&tree=00

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duffus_Castle

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William de Moravia, Laird of Petty's Timeline

1164
1164
Moray, Scotland, UK
1188
1188
Age 24
Duffus Castle,Duffus,Morayshire,Scotland
1190
1190
Age 26
Perthshire, Scotland, UK
1195
1195
Age 31
Strathclyde, Scotland
1226
1226
Age 62
Perthshire, Scotland, UK
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