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Dorothea of Ross

Scots Gaelic: Dìorbhail O'Beolan
Also Known As: "Dorothea O'Bjolans"
Birthdate: (84)
Birthplace: Fearn, Ross & Cromarty, Scotland
Death: January 28, 1323 (84)
Lewis, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William I, 2nd Earl of Ross and Jean Comyn
Wife of Torquil Macleod, 2nd of Lewis
Mother of Norman Macleod, 3rd of Lewis and Finguala MacKenzie
Sister of William II, 3rd Earl of Ross

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About Dorothea of Ross

married about 1265


http://www.thepeerage.com/p50630.htm#i506297

Dorothea Ross1

F, #506297 Last Edited=14 Oct 2012

    Dorothea Ross is the daughter of William de Ross, 3rd Earl of Ross and Euphemia de Berkeley.2 She married Torquil MacLeod, 2nd of the Lewes, son of Leod (?) and unknown daughter MacRailt.1
    Her married name became MacLeod.1

Child of Dorothea Ross and Torquil MacLeod, 2nd of the Lewes

Norman MacLeod, 3rd of the Lewes+2 Citations

[S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2530. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37] [S37] BP2003. [S37]



notes

1 - Dorothea, who married her cousin, Torquil Macleod II. of Lewis, with issue. Dorothea, daughter of William, second O'Beolan Earl of Ross by his wife, Joan, daughter of John the first Red Comyn, and sister of John the Black Comyn, Lord of Badenoch and Earl of Buchan. [ http://www.fullbooks.com/History-Of-The-Mackenzies1.html ]

another source shows her as daughter of her brother William the 3rd Earl.


William, 3rd Earl of Ross, married a lady named Euphemia, who was likely the daughter of Sir Hugh de Berkeley, Justiciar of Lothian.[7] They had three sons and two daughters:[3]

  • Hugh, Earl of Ross
  • Sir John Ross, married Margaret Comyn, daughter of John, Earl of Buchan
  • Sir Walter Ross, killed at Bannockburn
  • Isabella Ross, married Edward Bruce, Earl of Carrick
  • Dorothea Ross, married Torquil MacLeod of Lewis
  • Wikipedia
    • 7. John P. Ravilious, The Ancestry of Euphemia, Countess of Ross: Heraldry as Genealogical Evidence, The Scottish Genealogist, Vol. LV, No. 1 (March 2008), pp. 33–38
    • 3. Paul, Sir James (1909). The Scots Peerage. Edinburgh: David Douglas. Vol Vll, 1910. "The Ancient Earls of Ross" page 234-235
  • http://www.clanmacfarlanegenealogy.info/genealogy/TNGWebsite/getperson.php?personID=I4354&tree=CC
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Dorothea of Ross's Timeline

1238
July 1238
Scotland
1266
1266
Age 27
Isle Skye, Inverness-shire, , Scotland
1293
1293
Age 54
Cromarty, Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom

Fynvola (Of Harris) /Macleod/
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Sex
Female

Birth
1304
Ross-Shire, Scotland

Death
Unknown

Birth
1304
Ross-Shire, Scotland

Death
Unknown

PARENTS
Father
Roderick (I Of Lewis) Torquil /Macleod/

Mother
Dorothea /O'beolan/

MARRIAGES (1)
Spouse
Kenneth (Iii Lord Of Kintail) /Mackenzie/

CITING THIS RECORD
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:SRZY-C6M : accessed 2017-05-15), entry for Fynvola (Of Harris) /Macleod/.

PEDIGREE RESOURCE FILE
Person Count
16,224

Submission ID
MM3G-7H6

1323
January 28, 1323
Age 84
Lewis, Scotland