Alwyn "The Younger" de Levenax, 2nd Earl of Lennox

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About Alwyn "The Younger" de Levenax, 2nd Earl of Lennox

Notes ◦1 - Second Earl of Lennox - being a minor at the time of his father's death, was too young to takeover the earldom, so William the Lion gave it to his brother David, Earl of Huntingdon, but the young Earl recovered possession around 1199 AD.

Donated lands to Church of Kilpatrick, the Church of Camsie, Walter-Bishop of Glasgow, lands of Luss to Malduin, Dean of Lennox. Died about 1224.
2 - Gregor b. c1190 married a daughter of Lindsay of Buck null the Earl of Lennox.
Not sure if this is another name for Alwyn or an error of the source as this Gregor's son is claimed to have married a dau. of Gichrist, Alwin's seventh son.
3 - From the territory of Levenach which originally belonged to Celtic Chiefs, the first being Alwin MacMuredach, MacMaldouen, Mormaer of Levenach. This Alwin had several sons, the 5th son was Aulay de Faslane whose descendant, Allan de Faslane became the Bailie of Lennox. Gilchrist, the 7th son of Alwin, founded the clan MacFarlane.
[ http://www.clanphail.org/highland_clans.htm ]
4 - At Balloch, was the seat of Alwin, first earl of Lennox. It is probable that he was of Celtic descent, but the records are silent as to his part in history; that he was earl at all is only proved from the charters of his son, another Alwin, and he died some time before 1217. The second Alwin was father of ten sons, one of whom founded the clan Macfarlane, famous in the annals of the district, while another was ancestor of Walter of Faslane, who married the heiress of the 6th earl of Lennox.
[ http://38.1911encyclopedia.org/L/LE/LENNOX.htm ]
5 - Mormaer Ailâin II of Lennox, also known as Alywn, 2nd Earl of Lennox, was the son of Mormaer Ailâin I , and ruled Lennox from somewhere in the beginning of the 13th century until his death in 1217 .
Unlike many other Scottish Mormaers, he played little role in the wider society of the Scottish kingdom. Lennox at the time was a frontier region between the Scottish Gaelic lands of central Scotland and the Norse Gaelic lands of Argyll, and the Mormaerdom seems to have lacked the status accorded to the other Mormaerdoms. Either because of this lack of status, or because of the lack of interest in national affairs, Ailin's attendance was not recorded at the coronation of King Alexander II , at Scone in 1215 .
Ailin was dead in 1217 .
[ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ail%C3%ADn_II%2C_Earl_of_Lennox ] [8]

Sources 1.[S473] History of Clan Macfarlane Vol I pub.1922, James Macfarlane, (published 1922 by David J. Clarke of Glasgow).

2.[S474] Colquoun_Cunningham.ged, Jamie Vans.

3.[S475] The Complete Peerage vol.VII.

4.[S18] Betty and Dick Field's Family History, Richard Field.

5.[S476] http://www.dcs.hull.ac.uk/cgi-bin/gedlkup/n=royal?royal37864, (Website defunct as at 18 Mar 2008).

6.[S112] Lakey - Genealogy, Gilbert Marlow Lakey, (http://members.cox.net/benchrest/Genealogy.html).

7.[S269] Pedigrees of the Scottish Clans, John D McLaughlin, (http://members.aol.com/lochlan4/pedigree.htm), Genealogy of the Mormaers of Lennox (Reliability: 3).

8.[S129] Gregor - Rob Roy tree, (http://hal_macgregor.tripod.com/gregor/tree.html), 2 - (Reliability: 3).


 



            
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Alwyn "The Younger" de Levenax, 2nd Earl of Lennox's Timeline

1154
1154
Faslane Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1165
1165
Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1186
1186
Age 21
Inchmurrin Isle, Loch Lomond, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1190
1190
Age 25
Faslane Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1195
1195
Age 30
UK
1198
1198
Age 33
Faslane Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1200
1200
Age 35
Faslane Castle, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1217
1217
Age 52
Dunbartonshire, Scotland
1245
1245
Age 52
Inchmurrin Isle, Loch Lomond, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
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