Adam Mudie of Breckness

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Adam Mudie of Breckness

Also Known As: "Adam Moodie of Breckness", "Adam Mudie of Breckness"
Death: Died in probably at Orkney, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Master William Mudie of Breckness and Kattrine Sinclair
Husband of Grizel Stewart
Father of Adam Mudie of Breckness, younger; Francis Mudie of Melsetter; Robert Mudie and Charles Mudie
Brother of Francis Moodie and Thomas Mudie
Half brother of Johne Robsoun

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About Adam Mudie of Breckness


Adam Mudie of Breckness is the eldest son of William Mudie of Breckness. The Moodie Book


Adam Mudie of Breckness seems to have died before 15 July 1577, the date upon which Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, gave a tack for certain land to his daughter Grizel Stewart and her future husband, Hugh Sinclair of Strome, afterwards Hugh Sinclair of Brough in Shetland. [Peter D. Anderson, Robert Stewart Earl of Orkney Lord of Shetland 1533-1593 (John Donald, Edinburgh, 1982), page 166, where Anderson cites a tack dated 10 July 1577, which was made in favour of Grizel Stewart and Hugh Sinclair of Strome, her prospective spouse.]


Adam Mudie of Breckness married Grizel Stewart, daughter of Robert Stewart, feuar of Orkney (afterwards Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney). On 20 January 1564 his father-in-law gave him and his wife certain lands in the Outertown of Stromness in Orkney. Records of the Earldom of Orkney

Published Accounts of the Family

  1. The Moodie Book
  2. Records of the Earldom of Orkney
  3. A concise history of Port Beaufort & White Sands (also known as Witsand) including Family Trees White Sands & Port Beaufort by John McGregor
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Adam Mudie of Breckness's Timeline

July 15, 1577
probably at Orkney, Scotland
Orkney, Scotland, UK