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de Mar Genealogy and de Mar Family History Information

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  • Domhnall II, Earl of Mar (c.1302 - 1332)
    Only son; 12th Earl of Mar; elected Regent of Scotland 2 Aug 1332; killed in the battle of Dupplin Moor; DNB. The victor in the battle of Dupplin Moor was John Baliol. -------------------- Domhnall...
  • Gartnait MacDomhnaill, 7th Earl of Mar (c.1272 - 1305)
    Name spellings: Pictish: Gartnaidh Welsh: Gwrnerth Irish: Domingart Same as: Gartnaith, Gartnaich, Garthnach, Gartnart, Garnard, Gartnait, Gartnaidh, Gratney Gartnait of Mar - Gartnait mac Domhnaill ...
  • Margaret de Mar (1220 - d.)
  • Orabella de Mar, heiress of Leuchars, Countess of Mar (c.1134 - 1203)
    From She is also known as Arabella, and Oribilis. At her father's death, she brought to Roger de Quincy "Leuchers" in Fife and "Duglyn" among the Ochils. References: [RoyalAAF],[AR7] -=-=-=-=-=-=- ...
  • (unk) de mar (deceased)

About the de Mar surname

"THE original earldom of Mar has been pronounced by the Ulster King-of-Arms, the most ancient title in Great Britain, perhaps in Europe. The learned and accurate Lord Hailes remarks that 'this is one of the earldoms whose history is lost in antiquity. It existed before our records and before the era of genuine history.' It has been held in succession by members of the great historic houses of Douglas and Stewart, Drummond and Erskine..."

...The first mormaor of Mar whose name has come down to our day in a written document was MARTachus, who in 1065 was witness to a charter of Malcolm Canmore [father of David I]..."