Sir Alan de Wyntoun, of Seton
|Also Known As:||"Alan Winton", "Alan de Seton"|
|Birthplace:||Winton, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Death:||Died in The Holy Land on Crusades|
Son of Sir Alan de Wyntoun and Margaret Murray
|Occupation:||Lord of Seton|
|Managed by:||Stanley Welsh Duke, Jr.|
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About Sir Alan de Wyntoun, of Seton
Alan de Wyntoun of Seton
- Birth: 1291 Winton, East Lothian, Scotland
- Death: 1347 (56) the Holy Land
- Parents: Alan Winton & Margaret Murray
- Married: Margaret de Seton, heiress of Seton
- Children: Sir John de Seton; Christian de Seton, Countess of Dunbar & March; Sir William de Seton, 1st Lord Seton; Henry de Wyntoun (Winton) and Alexander de Wyntoun of Seton
Alan de Winton assumed his wife's name, and died in the Holy Land, leaving besides a daughter Christian de Seton who became Countess of Dunbar and March, three sons: 1st Sir William Seton, his successor and 1st Lord Seton; 2nd Alexander Seton who married Jean Halyburton, daughter of Sir Thomas Halyburton of Dirleton (recorded by Alexander Nisbet); and Henry who retained his father's name and inherited Wrychthouses (Wrightshouses, Edinburgh). One of the oldest stones of this mansion bears the Seton's arms.
The Lords Seton
Before the Lords were created, the family maintained a tradition of Knights, for thirteen generations until the mid-14th century, and passed this training hereditarily to every son of the House. Eventually the direct male-line of the Seton's ended with the heiress Margaret de Seton, who married her cousin Alan de Winton, himself a Seton descended from Philip de Seton who had recieved the Charter of the Lands of Winton in 1169, and who's branch of the family had taken their name of Winton from their estate of Winton which they had recieved in patrimony.
Their son, Sir William Seton was knighted prior to becoming the 1st Lord Seton and was the first ever and first created Scottish Lord of Parliament, which made the Lord's Seton the Premier Baron's of Scotland.
The Scottish Wintons derive their name from the lands of Winton in the parish of Pencaitland, East Lothian. Early examples of the name recording include Alan de Wintoun of Soltre, Scotland in 1214,
http://www.stirnet.com/HTML/genie/british/ss4as/seton03.htm Seton of Dunfermline, Seton of Garleton, Seton of Kingston, Seton of Seton, Seton of Winton
m. (c1347) Alan de Wyntoun (from Seton's of Winton, from Adam de Seton's second son).
(((A))) Sir William Seton of Seton, 1st Lord Seton - Lords Seton Line m. Catherine St. Clair, dau of Sir William St. Clair (Sinclair) of Herdmanston. (((B))) Henry de Wyntoun of Wrychhouses (Wrighthouses), continued the Winton name and line (note later Chronicler Andrew Wyntoun). (((C))) Christiana de Seton m. George, 10th Earl of Dunbar, 3rd Earl of March.
Alan de Wyntoun1 Wynton, Aleyn de (del counte de Edeneburgh).
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Last Edited=15 Aug 2009
Alan de Wyntoun married Margaret de Seton, daughter of unknown de Seton, circa 1347.1
Alan de Wyntoun was also known as Alan de Seton.2
Children of Alan de Wyntoun and Margaret de Seton
Sir William de Seton+ d. c Mar 1409/101
Christian de Seton+ 3
[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 1285. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1207.
[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 1205.
Andrew Alan De Wyntoun1 was born 1315 in Wintoun Castle, Pencaitland, East Lothian1. He married Margaret De Seton.
Children of Andrew Alan De Wyntoun and Margaret De Seton are: +William de Seton, b. 1335, Berwickshire Aberdeenshire1, d. Mar 14101.
From Earl of Winton
Paternal ancestors of the 1st Lord Seton
The following is a list of the paternal ancestors of the Lords Seton, noting that the surname was originally Seton before changing to Wintoun, and then reverting back to Seton with the 1st Lord Seton.
- Walter "Dougall" de Seton (b.c 1060, Scotland)
- Alexander de Seton (b.c.1087)
- Philip de Seton (b.c.1135)
- Alexander II Setoun de Wintoun, Knight (b.1164)
- Alan Lord Wintoun of Soltre (d.c.1214)
- 3rd Lord Winton (c.1200)
- A Winton (c.1250)
- Alan Winton (b.1274)
- Alan de Wyntoun of Seton (b.1291) (married Margaret de Seton)
Lord of Seton
Sir Alan de Wyntoun, of Seton's Timeline
Winton, East Lothian, Scotland
Cockburn, Berwickshire, Scotland
Seton, East Lothian, Scotland
The Holy Land on Crusades
Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom